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Pilot3010
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Power BI Data Refresh (Via Gateway) for Shared Folders On Network Drive

Hi,

I designed a Report in PBI with the source data (excel) residing in my shared folder on my network. It works perfectly when it was designed and published, but throws an error when I wanted to create scheduled refresh via the Gateway. My Power BI Desktop is installed on my server (runs 24/7), my Gateway is installed on the same server and my network drives are connected to this server. All my other scheduled refresh setups (Oracle, Sharepoint, Local Folder) work like a charm. Can someone point out what is missing? or furnsih any insight to this issue?

Thank you.

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parry2k
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@Pilot3010 check this post, I would recommend using one drive for business for excel file then you don't need a gateway

 

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parry2k
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@Pilot3010 check this post, I would recommend using one drive for business for excel file then you don't need a gateway

 

I would  Kudos if my solution helped. 👉 If you can spend time posting the question, you can also make efforts to give Kudos whoever helped to solve your problem. It is a token of appreciation!



Subscribe to the @PowerBIHowTo YT channel for an upcoming video on List and Record functions in Power Query!!

Learn Power BI and Fabric - subscribe to our YT channel - Click here: @PowerBIHowTo

If my solution proved useful, I'd be delighted to receive Kudos. When you put effort into asking a question, it's equally thoughtful to acknowledge and give Kudos to the individual who helped you solve the problem. It's a small gesture that shows appreciation and encouragement! ❤


Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution. Proud to be a Super User! Appreciate your Kudos 🙂
Feel free to email me with any of your BI needs.

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