Power BI

Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools to analyze data and share insights. Connect to get easy access to the data in your Power BI dashboards, reports and datasets.

This connector is available in the following products and regions:

Service Class Regions
Logic Apps Standard All Logic Apps regions
Power Automate Standard All Power Automate regions
Power Apps Standard All Power Apps regions
Contact
Name Microsoft
URL https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/support/
Connector Metadata
Publisher Microsoft
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Categories Business Intelligence;Website

To use this integration, you will need access to a Power BI account. To make a connection, select Sign In. You will be prompted to provide your account, follow the remainder of the screens to create a connection.

When using the connection, you may be required to have certain configurations in your Power BI account. For example, to use the data driven alert triggers you must already have a data driven alert configured.

You're now ready to start using this integration.

Known issues and limitations

Power BI connector is not supported for Power BI sovereign cloud clusters (i.e. China, Germany and US Government clusters).

Creating a connection

The connector supports the following authentication types:

Default Parameters for creating connection. All regions Not shareable

Default

Applicable: All regions

Parameters for creating connection.

This is not shareable connection. If the power app is shared with another user, another user will be prompted to create new connection explicitly.

Throttling Limits

Name Calls Renewal Period
API calls per connection10060 seconds

Actions

Add a note to a check-in (Preview)

Appends a new note to a check-in of a Power BI goal.

Add rows to a dataset

Use Power BI REST API to add rows to a dataset.

Create a check-in (Preview)

Creates a Power BI goal check-in.

Create a goal (Preview)

Creates a Power BI goal on the specified scorecard.

Create a scorecard (Preview)

Creates a scorecard for Power BI goals.

Export To File for Paginated Reports

Use Power BI Rest API to inititate export for paginated reports

Export To File for Power BI Reports

Use Power BI Rest API to inititate export for Power BI reports

Get a goal (Preview)

Gets the specified Power BI goal on a scorecard.

Get a goal check-in (Preview)

Get a check-in on a Power BI goal.

Get goal check-ins (Preview)

Get all check-ins on a Power BI goal.

Get multiple goals (Preview)

Get a list of Power BI goals in the specified scorecard.

Get scorecards (Preview)

Gets a list of Power BI scorecards in the specified workspace.

Refresh a dataset

Use Power BI REST API to refresh a powerbi dataset.

Run a json query against a dataset

Use the Power BI REST API to run a query in json format.

Run a query against a dataset

Use the Power BI REST API to run a query.

Update a check-in (Preview)

Updates a Power BI goal check-in.

Update a goal (Preview)

Updates the Power BI goal's state.

Add a note to a check-in (Preview)

Appends a new note to a check-in of a Power BI goal.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Check-in date
goalCheckin True date

Example: 2021-07-21

Note
note True string

Can be multiline text

Add rows to a dataset

Use Power BI REST API to add rows to a dataset.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Dataset
datasetid True string

The unique identifier of the dataset.

Table
tablename True string

The name of the table.

Payload to send
Payload dynamic

Create a check-in (Preview)

Creates a Power BI goal check-in.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Date
timestamp True date

Check-in date. Example: 2021-07-21

Value
value number
Status
status string

Status of the goal.

Note
note string

Can be multiline text

Create a goal (Preview)

Creates a Power BI goal on the specified scorecard.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Name
name True string

The name of the goal.

Owner
owner email

The email address of the goal's owner. Example: foo@bar.com

Current value
value string

The current value of the goal being tracked.

Target value
target string

The target value of the goal.

Status
status string

The current status the goal.

Start date
startDate date

The start date for the goal. Example: 2021-07-15.

Completion date
completionDate date

The date for the goal to be completed by. Example: 2021-07-29.

Note
note string

Note to attach to the initial check-in on goal creation. Can be multiline text

Parent goal id
parentId string

If this goal is a subgoal, the unique id of its parent goal.

Returns

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Create a scorecard (Preview)

Creates a scorecard for Power BI goals.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Name
name True string

Scorecard name

Description
description string

Scorecard description

Returns

Created scorecard.

Created scorecard
CreatedScorecard

Export To File for Paginated Reports

Use Power BI Rest API to inititate export for paginated reports

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Report
reportid True string

The unique identifier of a paginated report.

Export Format
format True string

The export format for the paginated report. The supported formats are: PPTX (PowerPoint), PDF, XLSX (Excel), DOCX (Word), CSV, XML, MHTML, and Image (BMP, EMF, GIF, JPEG, PNG, or TIFF).

Username
username True string

The effective username reflected by a token for applying RLS rules (For OnPrem model, username can be composed of alpha-numerical characters or any of the following characters '.', '-', '_', '!', '#', '^', '~', '\', '@', also username cannot contain spaces. For Cloud model, username can be composed of all ASCII characters. username must be up to 256 characters)

Dataset
Datasets string

Dataset for which this identity applies

Roles
Roles string

RLS role

CustomData
customData string

The value of customdata to be used for applying RLS rules. Only supported for live connections to Azure Analysis Services.

Blob Value
value True string

OAuth2 access token for SQL Azure

Reports
Reports string

Report for which this identity applies, Only supported for paginated reports

name
name string

The report parameter name

value
value string

The report parameter value

Returns

The content of the file.

File Content
binary

Export To File for Power BI Reports

Use Power BI Rest API to inititate export for Power BI reports

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Report
reportid True string

The unique identifier of a pbi report.

Export Format
format True string

The export format for the Power BI report. The supported formats are: PPTX (PowerPoint), PDF, and PNG

Locale
locale string

The locale to apply

Include Hidden Pages
includeHiddenPages boolean

A flag indicating whether to include hidden pages when exporting the entire report (when passing specific pages this property will be ignored). If not provided, the default behavior is to exclude hidden pages

Bookmark Name
name string

The bookmark name

Bookmark State
state string

The bookmark state

Filter
filter string

The filter to apply

pageName
pageName string

The page name

visualName
visualName string

(Optional) Visual name to be exported

Bookmark Name
name string

The bookmark name

Bookmark State
state string

The bookmark state

Username
username True string

The effective username reflected by a token for applying RLS rules (For OnPrem model, username can be composed of alpha-numerical characters or any of the following characters '.', '-', '_', '!', '#', '^', '~', '\', '@', also username cannot contain spaces. For Cloud model, username can be composed of all ASCII characters. username must be up to 256 characters)

Dataset
Datasets string

Dataset for which this identity applies

Roles
Roles string

RLS role

CustomData
customData string

The value of customdata to be used for applying RLS rules. Only supported for live connections to Azure Analysis Services.

Blob Value
value True string

OAuth2 access token for SQL Azure

Reports
Reports string

Report for which this identity applies, Only supported for paginated reports

Returns

The content of the file.

File Content
binary

Get a goal (Preview)

Gets the specified Power BI goal on a scorecard.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Returns

Goal information.

Get a goal check-in (Preview)

Get a check-in on a Power BI goal.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Check-in date
goalCheckin True date

Example: 2021-07-21

Returns

Name Path Type Description
Date
timestamp date

The date that the check-in was made.

Value
value number

The value at the time of check in, if set.

Status
status string

The goal status at the time of check in.

Notes
notes GoalNotes

The list of notes.

Get goal check-ins (Preview)

Get all check-ins on a Power BI goal.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Returns

Name Path Type Description
Check-ins
value array of object

List of check-ins.

Date
value.timestamp datetime

The date that the check-in was made.

Value
value.value number

The value at the time of check in.

Status
value.status string

The goal status at the time of check in.

Notes
value.notes GoalNotes

The list of notes.

Get multiple goals (Preview)

Get a list of Power BI goals in the specified scorecard.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Returns

Entire response body.

Retrieved
FetchedGoals

Get scorecards (Preview)

Gets a list of Power BI scorecards in the specified workspace.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Returns

Entire response body.

Retrieved
ListedScorecards

Refresh a dataset

Use Power BI REST API to refresh a powerbi dataset.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Dataset
datasetid True string

The unique identifier of the dataset.

Run a json query against a dataset

Use the Power BI REST API to run a query in json format.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Dataset
datasetid True string

The unique identifier of the dataset.

Returns

response
object

Run a query against a dataset

Use the Power BI REST API to run a query.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Dataset
datasetid True string

The unique identifier of the dataset.

Query text
query True string

The text of the query. Can be multiline text.

Nulls included
includeNulls boolean

Should null values be included in the results. Default is No.

Impersonate user
impersonatedUserName string

A user identity in UPN format to run the query as another user.

Returns

Results of query execution.

Update a check-in (Preview)

Updates a Power BI goal check-in.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Check-in date
goalCheckin True date

Example: 2021-07-21

Value
value number
Status
status string

Status of the goal.

Update a goal (Preview)

Updates the Power BI goal's state.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Name
name string

If provided, the new name of the goal.

Owner
owner email

If provided, the email address of the new goal owner.

Current value
value number

If provided, sets the new value of the goal.

Target value
target number

If provided, sets the new goal target.

Status
status string

If provided, sets the new status of the goal.

Start date
startDate date

If provided, the new start date for the goal. Example: 2021-07-15.

Completion date
completionDate date

If provided, the new date for the goal to be completed by. Example: 2021-07-29.

Triggers

Power BI button clicked

This trigger allows you to run a flow when a Power BI button is clicked. (Available only for Power Automate.)

When a data driven alert is triggered

Return the details of the specified data driven alert from Power BI when the alert triggered.

When a data refresh for a goal fails (Preview)

When a data refresh for a Power BI goal fails.

When a goal changes (Preview)

When a property of some Power BI goal changes.

When current value of a goal changes (Preview)

When current value of some Power BI goal changes.

When someone adds or edits a goal check-in (Preview)

Trigger for some Power BI goal check-in or note changes.

When someone assigns a new owner to a goal (Preview)

When someone assigns a new owner to a Power BI goal.

When status of a goal changes (Preview)

When status of some Power BI goal changes.

Power BI button clicked

This trigger allows you to run a flow when a Power BI button is clicked. (Available only for Power Automate.)

Returns

The outputs of this operation are dynamic.

When a data driven alert is triggered

Return the details of the specified data driven alert from Power BI when the alert triggered.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Alert Id
alertId True string

The alert id to track.

Returns

When a data refresh for a goal fails (Preview)

When a data refresh for a Power BI goal fails.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Track target source
trackTargetSource True string

Will track the link for the goal's target.

Track value source
trackValueSource True string

Will track the link for the goal's value.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Goal refresh failure issues.

Refresh failure
GoalRefreshIssues

When a goal changes (Preview)

When a property of some Power BI goal changes.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Changed goal properties.

Changed goal
GoalChanged

When current value of a goal changes (Preview)

When current value of some Power BI goal changes.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Changed goal properties.

Changed goal
GoalValueChanged

When someone adds or edits a goal check-in (Preview)

Trigger for some Power BI goal check-in or note changes.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Added or changed goal check-ins or notes.

When someone assigns a new owner to a goal (Preview)

When someone assigns a new owner to a Power BI goal.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Owner
owner email

E-mail of an owner. Can be yours. Can be empty when tracking any owner.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Assigned goals info.

Assigned
GoalsAssigned

When status of a goal changes (Preview)

When status of some Power BI goal changes.

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Workspace
groupid True string

The unique identifier of the workspace.

Scorecard id
scorecardId True string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Goal id
goalId True string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Polling interval (sec)
pollingInterval True number

Number of seconds between checks for new data. Minimum is 300.

Returns

Changed goal properties.

Changed goal
GoalStatusChanged

Definitions

QueryExecutionResults

Results of query execution.

Name Path Type Description
First table rows
firstTableRows array of object

Query results as an array of rows.

CreatedScorecard

Created scorecard.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

ListedScorecards

Entire response body.

Name Path Type Description
Scorecards
value array of ListedScorecard

The list of scorecards.

ListedScorecard

Scorecard.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Name
name string

The name of the scorecard.

Contact
contact string

Contact information for the scorecard.

FetchedGoals

Entire response body.

Name Path Type Description
Goals
value array of FetchedGoal

The list of the goals.

FetchedGoal

Goal information.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Name
name string

The name of the goal.

Owner
owner email

The email address of the goal's owner.

Start date
startDate date

The start date for the goal. Example: 2021-07-15.

Completion date
completionDate date

The due date for the goal to be completed by. Example: 2021-07-29.

Parent goal id
parentId string

If this goal is a subgoal, the unique id of its parent goal.

Current value
currentValue number

The current value of the goal being tracked.

Current value timestamp
currentValueTimestamp date

The timestamp when the current value of the goal was set.

Target value
targetValue number

The target value of the goal.

Target value timestamp
targetValueTimestamp date

The timestamp when the target value of the goal was set.

Status
status string

The status of the goal.

Status timestamp
statusTimestamp date

The timestamp when the status of the goal was set.

Frequency
cycle string

Tracking cycle frequency interval shown on this goal's visuals.

Tracking cycle date
cyclePeriod date

Date to find out extra properties of tracking cycle.

GoalChanged

Changed goal properties.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Old name
oldName string

The name of the goal.

Old owner
oldOwner email

The email address of the goal's owner.

Old start date
oldStartDate date

The start date for the goal. Example: 2021-07-15.

Old completion date
oldCompletionDate date

The due date for the goal to be completed by. Example: 2021-07-29.

Old parent goal id
oldParentId string

If this goal is a subgoal, the unique id of its parent goal.

Old current value
oldCurrentValue number

The current value of the goal being tracked.

Old target value
oldTargetValue number

The target value of the goal.

Old status
oldStatus string

The status of the goal.

Old Frequency
oldCycle string

Old tracking cycle frequency interval shown on this goal's visuals.

Old tracking cycle date
oldCyclePeriod date

Old date to find out extra properties of tracking cycle.

New name
newName string

The name of the goal.

New owner
newOwner email

The email address of the goal's owner.

New start date
newStartDate date

The start date for the goal.

New completion date
newCompletionDate date

The due date for the goal to be completed by.

New parent goal id
newParentId string

If this goal is a subgoal, the unique id of its parent goal.

New current value
newCurrentValue number

The current value of the goal being tracked.

New target value
newTargetValue number

The target value of the goal.

New status
newStatus string

The status of the goal.

New Frequency
newCycle string

New tracking cycle interval shown on this goal's visuals.

New tracking cycle date
newCyclePeriod date

New date to find out extra properties of tracking cycle.

List of changes
changeList string

Comma separated list of changes. Example: 'status,currentValue'.

GoalStatusChanged

Changed goal properties.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Old status
oldStatus string

The status of the goal.

New status
newStatus string

The status of the goal.

GoalValueChanged

Changed goal properties.

Name Path Type Description
Id
id string

The unique identifier of the goal.

Old current value
oldCurrentValue number

The current value of the goal being tracked.

New current value
newCurrentValue number

The current value of the goal being tracked.

GoalRefreshIssues

Goal refresh failure issues.

Name Path Type Description
Issues
issues array of GoalRefreshIssue

Goal refresh issues.

GoalRefreshIssue

Goal refresh issue.

Name Path Type Description
Connection type
connectionType string

The connection type, either Current or Target.

Timestamp
timestamp string

The timestamp of when the failed refresh happened.

Error message
message string

Description of the error.

GoalsAssigned

Assigned goals info.

Name Path Type Description
Goals
assignedGoals array of object

The list of goals that were assigned to the new owner.

Id
assignedGoals.id string

Unique id of the goal.

Scorecard id
assignedGoals.scorecardId string

The unique identifier of the scorecard.

Name
assignedGoals.name string

The name of the goal.

Owner
assignedGoals.owner string

The new owner that the goal was assigned to.

Last modified by
assignedGoals.lastModifiedBy string

The user who last modified the goal.

Start date
assignedGoals.startDate date

The start date for the goal.

Completion date
assignedGoals.completionDate date

The date for the goal to be completed by.

GoalValueOrNoteUpserted

Added or changed goal check-ins or notes.

Name Path Type Description
Check-ins
values array of object

Added or updated check-ins.

Date
values.timestamp date

The date that the check-in was made.

Value
values.value number

The value of the goal at the time of check-in.

Status
values.status string

The status of the goal at the time of check-in.

Notes
notes array of object

Added or changed notes.

Check-in date
notes.valueTimestamp date

The date of the check-in that this note was added to.

Text
notes.body string

Text of the newly added note.

Created time
notes.createdTime datetime

The date the note was created.

GoalNotes

The list of notes.

Name Path Type Description
Text
body string

The contents of the note.

Created time
createdTime datetime

The date the note was created.

EvaluatedAlert

Name Path Type Description
Alert title
alertTitle string

The title of the alert.

Alert threshold
alertThreshold number

The threshold at which the alert is triggered.

Is alert triggered
isAlertTriggered boolean

A boolean value (true, false) determining Whether or not the alert was triggered.

Tile URL
tileUrl string

URL linking to the dashboard tile where the alert is set up.

Tile value
tileValue

The value of the tile.

binary

This is the basic data type 'binary'.

object

This is the type 'object'.

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