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kcdavi01
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POST API call using Power Query M - Help

Hi all,

 

Hope all is well! Im trying to connect to data via an API Post request. Im going through Power Query M to gather the data but fairly new at it.

 

My query looks like the below (XXX are replacing passwords/sensitivity) but I get the following error message:

Query:

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Error Message:

Expression.Error: The 'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' header is only supported when connecting anonymously. These headers can be used with all authentication types: Accept, Accept-Charset, Accept-Encoding, Accept-Language, Cache-Control, Content-Type, If-Modified-Since, Prefer, Range, Referer

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Im I not entering the right query to run? How can I connect anonymously? Any help would be highly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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v-xinruzhu-msft
Community Support
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Hi @kcdavi01 

If you have the related key, you can consider to select web connector when importing data.

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Then click advanced , and refer to the following picture.

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You can refer to the following link.

https://wisedatadecisions.com/2021/05/03/parameterize-an-api-request-in-power-query/

 

Best Regards!

Yolo Zhu

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Hi Yolo Zhu,

 

I hope all is well! Thank you for providing that info! I did find it to be good knowledge!

 

However, it looks like this information is for API requests that use a GET function. I would like to use a POST function and I don’t think the traditional Web connector will work.

 

Im using Power Query M to write my POST request but ran into issues such as having to connect anonymously. Is this something you’ve encountered before?

 

Thanks in advance and appreciate your help!!

 

 

Best,

Kcdavi01

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