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Google BigQuery Authentication in Power BI Dataset

We're working through an datasource credentials error were it's asking to Oath2 authenticate daily. Now we're moving to a service account email and JSON key for basic authentication. So far, it seem to be viable solution, however, we'd like some additional support if not. 


What is the recommended authetication method for cloud gateways?






























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1.The big query support two certifications :Service Account based and  QAuth 2.0, The best way is to use Service Account based or   QAuth 2.0, you can refer to the following link.

A Complete Guide for Google BigQuery Authentication Tutorial (

Solved: Data gateway Connection to Big Query - Microsoft Power BI Community

Solved: Re: Don't auth with auth2 to Bigquery - Microsoft Power BI Community

2.When you use Big Query connector, it is a colud data source, so it doesn't needed to be configured the gateway.


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Yolo Zhu

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