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Credential error for the SQL source are invalid



I have another problem, apology if i have too many today. This error is under Workspace, I cannot refresh it under the workspace but again I am able to refresh it under desktop, would you be able to recommend suggestion on how I could fix this issue please? 



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Hi @v-kongfanf-msft


Am I able to do it under the local Pbi application instead? 


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Community Support

Hi @nick_wongth1 ,


The most common cause of this issue is that the credentials used by the Power BI service to access the SQL data source may be outdated or not properly configured. In Power BI Services, navigate to Dataset Settings and under the Data Source Credentials section, select Edit Credentials for SQL data sources.




Also if the SQL data source is local, ensure that the Power BI gateway is properly configured and running.


For more details, you can read below document:

Troubleshoot Power BI gateway (personal mode) - Power BI | Microsoft Learn

Data refresh in Power BI - Power BI | Microsoft Learn


Best Regards,
Adamk Kong


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Hi @v-kongfanf-msft


Am I able to do it under the local Pbi application instead? 


Hi Adam, thank you fro your information, however, I am unable to find the data source setting in my PBi workspace under the app services. 

Or I have to use the local application instead please?


Many thanks 



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Hi @nick_wongth1 


Can you ensure that single sign on is enabled on your synapse data warehouse?

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Hi Gilbert, 


I have two account to be used for work, one is the and the other one is

I am unable to use my to sign in my synpase instead I need to use the one. 

The power BI one is vice versa which I could only sign in with my email again. 


Do you think this one cause the repercussion of refreshing my data under PBi?

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