Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
New Member

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?






























Community Support
Community Support


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.


Best Regards!

Yolo Zhu

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.


Helpful resources

PBI Sept Update Carousel

Power BI September 2023 Update

Take a look at the September 2023 Power BI update to learn more.

Learn Live

Learn Live: Event Series

Join Microsoft Reactor and learn from developers.

Top Solution Authors
Top Kudoed Authors