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
sstasche
Frequent Visitor

error message: UNABLE TO CONNECT

I keep getting the following error message when trying to connect to ANY data source - even sources that I had already successfully connected to in the past:

 

 PBI null error.jpg

Any idea how to fix this?

Thanks!

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

I completely uninstalled and reinstalled the program, and that finally did the trick.  Thank you.

View solution in original post

5 REPLIES 5
v-huizhn-msft
Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee

Hi @sstasche,

Please click options->Options and Settings->Options, clear cache as follows.

1.PNG

For another, please clear all data source permissions, please see the screenshot below.

2.PNG

Then try to connect data source to check if there is any issue.

Best Regards,
Angelia

Thank you for the response.  I tried that, but it did not work.  I'm going to uninstall and reinstall to see if that helps.

Hi @sstasche,

Have you resolved your issue? If you have, welcome to share your solution or mark the right reply as answer. More people will benefit from here.

Best Regards,
Angelia

I completely uninstalled and reinstalled the program, and that finally did the trick.  Thank you.

Hi @sstasche,

Congrtulations, please mark your reply as answer, so more people will benefit from here.

Best Regards,
Angelia

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.

July Newsletter

Fabric Community Update - July 2024

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