Automate Power BI administration

Microsoft Power Platform
Power BI

Cmdlets are functions written in PowerShell script language that execute commands in the Windows PowerShell environment. Running these cmdlets will allow you to interact with your Power BI Platform without having to go through the admin portal in a web browser. Combine these cmdlets with other PowerShell functions to write complex scripts that can optimize your workflow.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Use REST APIs to automate common Power BI admin tasks
  • Apply Power BI Cmdlets for Windows PowerShell and PowerShell core
  • Use Power BI Cmdlets
  • Automate common Power BI admin tasks with scripting


  • Familiarity with Power BI and governance practices in a BI environment.
  • We recommend completing the Dashboard in a Day learning path before beginning this module.¬†