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

Find everything you need to get certified on Fabric—skills challenges, live sessions, exam prep, role guidance, and more. Get started

Reply
narenderkk
New Member

Power BI view encrypted data

I am using SQL server 2016 version with Always Encryption feature to enable column level encryption of specific columns in some tables. I would like to view the decrypted data in the reports build via power bi desktop. But it is not showing any decrypted data.

I have tried different ways like creating ODBC data source also OLEDB data source by giving the addtional connection string property as "Column Encrytption Setting=Enabled", But no luck.

 

When i try with direct SQL server connection string while connecting the data source, there is no option to give this setting. The columns which are encrypted in database are showing up as binary string rather than in plain text. When i publish this report to work space there also i could see the data as binary.

 

What is the best way to get the 

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Thanks Amit,

 

Below link worked for me

 

https://medium.com/@isinghrana/access-azure-sql-always-encrypted-data-in-power-bi-reports-using-mana...

 

Thanks once again for your response over weekend.

View solution in original post

2 REPLIES 2

Helpful resources

Announcements
July 2024 Power BI Update

Power BI Monthly Update - July 2024

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

PBI_Carousel_NL_June

Fabric Community Update - June 2024

Get the latest Fabric updates from Build 2024, key Skills Challenge voucher deadlines, top blogs, forum posts, and product ideas.

Top Solution Authors