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Gena928
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Publish report to "Power BI report Server" from "Power BI Desktop"

Good day,

yesterday I've created a test machine to play with PowerBi. I Installed:
- SQL Server (trial);
- Power BI report Server;
- Power BI Desktop;

I tested Power BI report web-page in my browser, and it's OK. I.e. report server works as expected.
However, when I create a report in Power BI Desktop I am not able to publish it to my local report server repository. There is no such option in Power BI Desktop.

When I click "Publish" button It shows me a popup message to sign in:
"Power BI Desktop and the Power IB service work seamlessly whtn you're signed in".

So how can I publish my report to local Power BI Server without signing in. My computer is not connected to interned and I can't do that.

Thanks in advance,
Gennadiy

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stretcharm
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Have you downloaded the desktop version for RS?

 

Get the DesktopRS version here that goes with the RS release

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56137

 

This then desktop version lets you save to Report Server. Use Save As not Publish.

 

Phil

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stretcharm
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Memorable Member

Have you downloaded the desktop version for RS?

 

Get the DesktopRS version here that goes with the RS release

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56137

 

This then desktop version lets you save to Report Server. Use Save As not Publish.

 

Phil

Anonymous
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Yeah, its not a straight publish. 

 

Is anyone else having problems saving in the new October release? I get the following: 

 

Error

Cant open file or folder /. It may have been moved, renamed or deleted

 

 

Any thoughts as to why? 

No it worked straight away for me. Save to http://Server/Reports then I get to pick the folders from the server.

 

Can you upload a powerbi document directly from the webpage? 

 

I do get any error on documents that have a SQL data source in my UAT server. Not sure what's happening here as they work on my Dev box.

 

 

Anonymous
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Yes, indeed, you have to have the same version of the desktop and the server client

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