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Power BI connectivity with Azure Blob storage through Service Principal or Managed identity

Hi Team

We don't want connect power bi  to Azure Blob storage through access key as access key may change anytime and user will not able to access the report.


Is it possible to Power BI can  connect to Azure blob stogare through service principal or managed idetity. If yes, Please provide the steps.




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Community Support

Hi @rajeshw ,


Based on my research, I could not find any ways to connect Power BI Desktop to Azure Blob Storage using service principal or managed idetity.

You could use Shared Access Signature(SAS) to connect Blob Storage in Power BI. This guide will help you. 


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My query is, can we connect to blob storage throgh service principal or managed identity? If yes, kindly provide the steps

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Muhammad Hasnain


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