Schedule to Export 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 export PBIStats dataset.

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):        

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

                        Request=ExportPBIStats;PBIUsername=<Power BI User ID>;ExportPath=<export folder path>;Overwrite=<Y or N>

                          Example: Request=ExportPBIStats;PBIUsername=xyz@abc.com;ExportPath=C:\PBIStats\Export;Overwrite=Y         

                    If you have not created profile with Power BI Helper application:

                       Request=ExportPBIStats;PBIUsername=<Power BI Username>;PBIPass=<Power BI Password>;ClientID=<Client ID>;ExportPath=<export folder path>;Overwrite=<Y or N>

                       Example: Request=ExportPBIStats;PBIUsername=xyz@abc.com;PBIPass=****;ClientID=0000-0000;ExportPath=C:\PBIStats\Export;Overwrite=Y

3. Start in (optional):

       Enter Power BI helper installation folder.

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

 

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