About Logged In Account Integration


All SharePoint page visitors will be required to log to Power BI using Power BI Pro Account in order to view Power BI Data in SharePoint.



Recommend for 1 - 20 SharePoint Users

This Option is recommended if you have less than 20 SharePoint users who you want them to access Power BI Data within SharePoint site. If you have more than 20, we recommend going with Power BI Master Account Integration.


Ready to Integrate! Follow these Steps:


Prerequisites: 

  1. ShortPoint version 5.4.0.6 or later is installed on your environment.
  2. You have a valid Power BI Pro Account



STEP 1. Insert Power BI Element.

Place the cursor into the desired space on your page and open the ShortPoint Page Builder. Choose Power BI from the list of design elements. You will see the setting of the element opened showing two Integration options.



STEP 2. Login with Power BI Pro account

You will be presented with two options there. Click on Login button in Option 1 to integrate report with Logged In User option. If you want to use Power BI Embedded option, please follow this article.



We will cache the login details for upto 60 minutes. Later you will have to sign in again with the same credentials (or with user having equivalent rights on selected report) if you want to make any changes.


STEP 3. Select the Power BI Asset You Would Like to Embed

Select the Workspace, Dashboard or Tile you would like to show. If you want to embed a whole report, please choose Report in the What do you want to show field. Press Insert:



STEP 4. Save the Page and Switch to Render Mode



With Logged In User rights option, users will have to sign in with valid Power BI Pro account to see the report. If you want to avoid login each time, please checkout Power BI Embedded option.




That's it!

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