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I want to create an admin portal on PowerBI desktop of the whole PowerBI enviroment in our enterprise.


But I am stuck with the refresh token as I get a refresh token only 15 mins, how can I have a fixed token to access or to automatically refresh my access token ?

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Hi @MAwwad ,

I have found a similar post, please refer to it to see if it helps you.

Solved: Refresh token api call - Microsoft Power BI Community

  • I stumbled over a similar problem as you last year. I solved my api connection by buidling a custom data connector.


    With the connector you have a lot of possibilitys for authentication handling:



    The custom Connector can be attached to the data gatway from there the api calls are made.

  • Step one: Create parameters for client_id, client_secret, oauth token, search url, username, password
    Step two: a new query with the following

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Community Support Team _ Polly


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Hi @MAwwad 


From the sounds of it what you need to do is to create a Service Principal which can then access the APIs

Here is a blog post on how to do this in the section highlighted below.



Using the Power BI Scanner API to Manage Tenant's Entire Metadata -

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