Skip to main content
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Earn a 50% discount on the DP-600 certification exam by completing the Fabric 30 Days to Learn It challenge.

Frequent Visitor

Refresh on demand for viewer role. Is it possible?

I have a pro admin account and a pro end user account. The admin shares the workspace (report and dataset) with the end user. The role of the end user is set as viewer and the user is also allowed to create own/new reports using the dataset.


Is there a way to allow the user to refresh the dataset "on demand" but in the same time not allow him to edit the report (view only)? 


Please help.

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Kaatiiaa ,

So far, to my knowledge, this cannot be achieved.

If you give the user "Viewer" role in the workspace, he could only View and interact with an item.

For more details, you can read related document: Roles in workspaces in Power BI - Power BI | Microsoft Learn


Best regards,
Community Support Team_Binbin Yu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Helpful resources

RTI Forums Carousel3

New forum boards available in Real-Time Intelligence.

Ask questions in Eventhouse and KQL, Eventstream, and Reflex.


Power BI Monthly Update - May 2024

Check out the May 2024 Power BI update to learn about new features.


Fabric certifications survey

Certification feedback opportunity for the community.

Top Solution Authors