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Anonymous
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Schedule refresh for every first day of a month

I am trying to refresh my dataset every first day of a month.

 

Power BI service and Power Automate can only schedule the refresh based on different days (Sun, Mon, etc.) of a week, but the first day of a month is not necessary on extact day.

 

Does anyone know how to do it?

 

This issue seems bug many people since 2017 😥

 

Many thanks!

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Migasuke
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Hi @Anonymous ,

Power BI can't do it at this moment in Schedule Refresh, but Power Automate can.
This set up should refresh your dataset every 1st of the month:

Migasuke_0-1657036467797.png

 



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Migasuke
Super User
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Hi @Anonymous ,

Power BI can't do it at this moment in Schedule Refresh, but Power Automate can.
This set up should refresh your dataset every 1st of the month:

Migasuke_0-1657036467797.png

 



If my answer was helpful please give me a Kudos or even accept as a Solution.

Let's connect on LinkedIn!

Anonymous
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Thanks Migasuke! It works! Just one more question: can we select to update ALL datasets in the workspace? Now I can only select one dataset one time. Thanks! 

Hi,
I don't think you can do ALL, but definitelly you can do several. In your flow you just need to select action for parallel branch. Result would look something like this:

Migasuke_0-1657044412235.png


In case you need to refresh ALL datasets in your workspace / tenant - best is to use REST API. It is a bit more advanced since you need to write your own code, but with some youtube channels it is not that difficult.



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