PBIHelper - Desktop App
Schedule to refresh Power BI Stats Dataset using Windows Task Scheduler

Power BI Helper application can be run either command line or schedule through Windows Task Scheduler to refresh  Power BI Stats dataset in Power BI service.

 Instructions to configure Action in Windows Task:

Action: Choose “Start a program”

1. Program/action:

     Select PBIHelper application from installed location.

     For example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Inservit\PBIHelper\PBIHelper.exe

 

2. Add arguments (optional):

  •  To refresh Dataset in a group

                  If you have created profile and/or logged on to Power BI Helper application at least once:(recommended secure method)

                   “Request=RefreshPBIStats;PBIUsername=<Power BI User ID>;Group=<Group>”

                      Example: “Request=RefreshPBIStats;PBIUsername=xyz@abc.com”

    

  •  To refresh Dataset in My Workspace

            If you have created profile and/or logged on to Power BI Helper application at least once:(recommended secure method)

                  “Request=RefreshPBIStats;PBIUsername=<Power BI User ID>”
              
Example: “Request=RefreshPBIStats;PBIUsername=xyz@abc.com”

 

3. Start in (optional):

    Enter Power BI helper installation folder.

         Example:  C:\Program Files (x86)\Inservit\PBIHelper

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