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Power BI Publish to Web for Anonymous Access is Here

Earlier this week on Wednesday the Microsoft Power BI made an incredibly exciting announcement and released Power BI “publish to web” as a preview feature. This is HUUUUGE news! This was probably the top requested feature and its finally here thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Microsoft Power BI team!

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Power BI “publish to web” allows you to easily expose a Power BI report to the world through an iframe that can be embedded wherever you like.

To publish your Power BI report to the web, log into your Power BI site.

Find the report that you want to share and click File in the top left.
Power BI publish to web

You’ll see a message pop up box similar to below. Click the yellow button to create the embed code.
Power BI publish to web preview

This is where you’ll see a very important warning!
WARNING: Reports that you expose through the “publish to web” feature will be visible to everyone on the internet! This means NO AUTHENTICATION is required to view the report that is embedded in your application.
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Once you do that, you’ll receive an embed code that you can then use to expose your Power BI report within your blog as seen below!

https://msit.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiYTNjNzcwNjctNTczMy00ZDMxLWFlMGUtMDViODA1NGZiNmI0IiwidCI6IjcyZjk4OGJmLTg2ZjEtNDFhZi05MWFiLTJkN2NkMDExZGI0NyIsImMiOjV9

As you can see the report maintains all the interactivity features of Power BI. And as your Power BI report updates and changes, those changes will be reflected in your embedded Power BI reports!

Pretty awesome!

Additional Resources

Read the Power BI “publish to web” announcement here.

Read the Power BI “publish to web” documentation here.

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Let me know what you think of this feature or if you have any questions. Leave a comment down below.


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Execute SSIS Package using the Stored Procedure in T-SQL.

  • 16 February 2012
  • Author: Anil
  • Number of views: 52599
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Hello to all,

Well once again I am interested to write a new blog post and thinking on which topic I should write on then I suddenly came up with my mind regarding this Topic.

Also, this may be simply for one but for someone it will be helpful for those who don't know how to do it.

while working ,I build a SSIS package by using BIDS and we can easily execute it from BIDS project but all I want to do it from the the SQL query from SSMS coz I dont want to open the BIDS and execute the package manually while i am working in SSMS.So, after some research I found it can be done by using a store procedure called xp_cmdshell.

Generally, talking about this store procedure xp_cmdshell: "xp_cmdshell" is an extended stored procedure provided by Microsoft and stored in the master database. This procedure allows you to issue operating system commands directly to the Windows command shell via T-SQL code. If needed, the output of these commands will be returned to the calling routine.

so,to enable this we can simply run the script as:

USE master
GO
EXEC sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1
GO
RECONFIGURE WITH OVERRIDE
GO
EXEC sp_configure 'xp_cmdshell', 1
GO
RECONFIGURE WITH OVERRIDE
GO
EXEC sp_configure 'show advanced options', 0
GO

Alternatively, we can do it by using the “SQL Server 2005 Surface Area configuration” SQL Server 2005 onwards i think so.

Then ,You can run dtexec from the xp_cmdshell prompt.

The following example shows how to run a package called Package.dtsx and ignore the return code:


EXEC xp_cmdshell 'dtexec /f "C:\Package.dtsx"'

where the dtexec command prompt utility is used to configure and execute SQL Server Integration Services packages.

Also,if we need a return code from SSIS package to SSMS then,

The following example shows how to run the same package and capture the return code:

DECLARE @returncode int
EXEC @returncode = xp_cmdshell 'dtexec /f "C:\Package.dtsx"'

For this there might be a lot of solution but i simply like this method to execute the SSIS Package from SSMS by using store Procedure .

So,hope this might help someone. :)

Thanks,

Anil Maharjan

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