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How do I identify a DataSet with PBIX OneDrive refresh and find the PBIX source file?

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does anyone know a way how I identify DataSets with PBIX OneDrive refresh and find the PBIX source file in OneDrive or SharePoint Online? Can I use the Rest API for this?

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GilbertQ
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Hi @mwegener 

 

Ahh ok I see why this could be an issue. What happens when you try the API with this data source to see what it returns?





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Hi @GilbertQ ,

 

the API unfortunately only shows me the data sources within PBIX.

GetDatasources.png

 

The API "Get Imports In Groups" shows me the source, but unfortunately not the path.

 

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Thanks @GilbertQ , but in my problem OneDrive is not a data source, but the whole PBIX file is synchronized.

 

in my problem OneDrive is not a data source, but the whole PBIX file is syncronized.

 

Syncing Published Power BI Report Files Using OneDrive

https://youtu.be/qu6O2ySCeOA

Learn how to easily sync Power BI files (PBIX) between OneDrive and Power BI Workspaces. Allowing updates to the file on OneDrive to automatically sync to the workspace.

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Has anyone found a solution to this? 
To find the path to the original sharepoint folder holding the pbix file that was first uploaded to the service.  This is important to be able to edit the original pbix and synchronise the changes to the service without having to download and republish a new pbix file.

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HI @mwegener 

 

Yes you can.

 

Datasets - Get Datasources In Group - REST API (Power BI Power BI REST APIs) | Microsoft Docs





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