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Helper I
Helper I

"database":null - cant create new data source

First time I encountered this, can't create a new data source since the database name is a required field but pbi is showing.




Usually, the db name is already detected, but for this case it is null so i can't create the data source . Please help.  Thank you



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I have the same issue.NullDB_Example.png

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @e9801591 

Thanks for reaching out to us.

please follow this tutorial to connect your dataset to the SQL Server database

Tutorial: Connect to on-premises data in SQL Server - Power BI | Microsoft Learn




Best Regards,

Community Support Team _Tang

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

thank you but it won't accept any entry in the database name since it is null

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