Skip to main content
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Earn a 50% discount on the DP-600 certification exam by completing the Fabric 30 Days to Learn It challenge.

Reply
RsimonAlign
Helper I
Helper I

Get Data from web API

Hi ,

I need to connect to an API and pull data from it.

The API needs few parameters. (UserName,Password,DepartmentName)

I can connect from postman(screenshot attached)

How do i connect to the API from power bi and pass the patrameters(X,Y,Z) to it.

 

TNX

RsimonAlign_0-1662376869723.png

 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION
v-mengzhu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RsimonAlign ,

 

If you want to get data through API in power bi desktop, may be these link can help you to refer:

powerbi - how to connect my web api wtih Power BI Reports? - Stack Overflow

Web.Contents - PowerQuery M | Microsoft Docs

Chris Webb's BI Blog: Working with Web Services in Power Query Chris Webb's BI Blog (crossjoin.co.uk...

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team Selina zhu

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

View solution in original post

3 REPLIES 3
v-mengzhu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RsimonAlign ,

 

If you want to get data through API in power bi desktop, may be these link can help you to refer:

powerbi - how to connect my web api wtih Power BI Reports? - Stack Overflow

Web.Contents - PowerQuery M | Microsoft Docs

Chris Webb's BI Blog: Working with Web Services in Power Query Chris Webb's BI Blog (crossjoin.co.uk...

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team Selina zhu

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

RsimonAlign
Helper I
Helper I

I tried this but i get an Error

 

DataSource.Error: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure chanel.

Details :

https:// MY API URL

ddpl
Solution Sage
Solution Sage

@RsimonAlign ,

 

Write below M Code in Power Query Advanced Editor...

 

let

    url = "Your URL",

    body = "{

            ""UserName"":""___"",

            ""Password"":""___"",

            ""DepartmentName"":""___""

            }",  

    Source = Json.Document(

                            Web.Contents(

                                        url,

                                        [Headers = [#"Content-Type"="application/json"],

                                        Content = Text.ToBinary(body)]

                            )

    )

in

   Source

Helpful resources

Announcements
LearnSurvey

Fabric certifications survey

Certification feedback opportunity for the community.

PBI_APRIL_CAROUSEL1

Power BI Monthly Update - April 2024

Check out the April 2024 Power BI update to learn about new features.

April Fabric Community Update

Fabric Community Update - April 2024

Find out what's new and trending in the Fabric Community.