Posts By: Adam Saxton

Power BI Workbook Size Limitations

*********** This post is outdated and has been replaced with the following: The Conceptual Data Model and Limits http://blogs.technet.com/b/powerbisupport/archive/2015/08/11/the-conceptual-data-model-and-limits.aspx *********** When using an Excel workbook...

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SSL Security Error with Data Source

YouTube Video (Better Quality) I was approached with a case where the customer was trying to create a Data Source within the Power BI Admin Center and received the following error when trying to test the connection and having Encrypt Connection selected...

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Add Titles to Power View

NOTE: Information good as of 3/29/2015 and is subject to change! I wanted to share a quick trick that you can do to add titles to your Power View reports within the Power BI service. Let’s look at the problem. When we create a Power View report within...

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Do we really need AAD DirSync?

There has been some confusion regarding what is actually needed to use the Analysis Services Connector for Power BI. Originally there was a requirement that Azure Active Directory DirSync was required to get this to work. However, this was altered to...

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Can we share items between Tenants?

NOTE: Information listed here is good as of 3/6/2015 and is subject to change. There has been confusion with the new Power BI Public Preview and Sharing. Currently, the only item that can be shared is the Dashboard. People have asked if they can just...

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Can I add a domain to my Tenant?

I got a question regarding the ability to add a Domain to an existing O365 Tenant. From the customers perspective, they wanted to have users in their tenant that were from a different domain than their primary one. In the context of Power BI, you can...

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What is a Tenant?

I’ve received a lot of questions regarding confusion about what a Tenant is. This has been in the context of Power BI. Specifically with the new Public Preview and how a Tenant plays into that. So, I wanted to get something out there to try and explain...

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