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vickyd
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Make PBIRS forget a connection after load

I have imported some data from an excel file into the model. I don't want it to refresh ever again so I have disabled "Include report in refresh" and "Enable Load"options. 

 

However, the data source still shows up when I deploy to a Production Report Server. The file is not accessible from the Production server. 

 

I don't necessarily want the refresh to work. I want to know how can I import something one time and let the model forget about the connection?

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Greg_Deckler
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I do not know of a way to do that. I was thinking maybe File | Options and settings | Data source settings but that does not allow you to delete the connection.


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While you can't delete the connection per se, it won't get updated data unless you set a refresh schedule for your report, so you won't have the data updated.  That should give you what you need for your scenario, correct?  Let us know - thanks!

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