Connection to PowerBI


This component defines a connection to the business analytics service Power BI provided by Microsoft.

For this connection a “Power BI Connector License” is required.

Main Settings

Azure Application ID:

The application ID in Azure Active Directory (also called App-ID or Client-ID)

Group Name:

Name of the Power BI group. The group’s workspace will be the target of Power BI loads. If no group is specified, the default workspace of the user is used.

User Name:

Power BI user name (Microsoft Office 365 user name).


Power BI user password.

Advanced Settings

SSL Mode:

Verify: the certificate is verified.
Trust: the certificate is imported to the keystore if not yet available.
Off: no SSL used.

In order to connect to a Power BI instance from Jedox you have to create an application (app) in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). This can be done from one of these Microsoft links: or The application type must be native / client-native. For the access of Power BI, the required delgated permissions for the API “Power BI Service” have to be assigned to this app. In the registered app, the permissions have to be granted to each account – either by the individual user for his account or by an admin consent to the application for all users. For more information see here:


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