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questions for activity log



I read the document  Track user activities in Power BI - Power BI | Microsoft Docs, but I still have many questions for the activities in log. I wonder if you can help me clarify what the activity might really means. For example, I'd like to know what button I need to click so the activity log will show "GetRefreshablesAsAdmin." Thank you!


The Activities I have questions with:

1. GetRefreshablesAsAdmin 

2. GenerateCustomVisualAADAccessToken

3. GetSnapshots 

4. InsertSnapshot


P.S. I tried to search what a snapshot really is in Power BI, and in what time the snapshot will be generated? I cannot find the answers... Does anyone know the answer? Thank you.



Regular Visitor

Hi there, 


The following document contains descriptions of the activities:


Track user activities in Power BI - Power BI | Microsoft Learn


Hope you find what you need!

Super User
Super User

Hi @VL22 


I am not 100% sure that you can see the individual REST API calls in the Admin Log.


For me the snapshots are when report subscriptions are sent out.

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