Troubleshooting

Instructions to resolve common issues of using BI Connector

How do I disable bidirectional cross-filtering for DirectQuery in PowerBI
As of now, BI Connector doesn't support bidirectional cross-filtering feature for DirectQuery in PowerBI. In order to not use cross-filtering for D...
Sun, 16 Sep, 2018 at 11:05 PM
Power BI to OBIEE Connector - Error when publishing the dashboard to PowerBI.com
When you publish a Power BI dashboard created using DirectQuery from OBIEE data to powerbi.com, you will see an error. This is because Microsoft Power BI do...
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018 at 6:02 AM
I see an error "Couldn’t load the model schema" in Power BI when I open the existing workbook
When you open any saved Power BI workbook that is built using BI Connector and if you see the following error, don't worry, it is simple to fix. ...
Sun, 9 Sep, 2018 at 10:14 PM
Unable to get Power BI to connect with BI Connector in ODBC mode
When you open Power Bi and try to connect to BI Connector through ODBC mode, in case if you're not prompted to enter username/password and received an ...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 7:47 AM
Power BI warning about "Uncertified Connectors". Is this an error?
 You would see the following message when you first use BI Connector to connect from Power BI July 2018 release (and above) to Oracle BI (OBIEE).   ...
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018 at 1:28 PM
Power BI: How to open older version workbooks in the latest version of Power BI
As we have changed the working model of BI Connector from version 4.0. This is a one-time process and moving forward you can use the same workbook in the fu...
Wed, 6 Feb, 2019 at 10:36 PM
Two BI Connector instances shows up in PowerBI Get Data Screen
Pre-requisites Microsoft Power BI Desktop December 2018 update or the latest version. BI Connector Desktop Edition for Microsoft PowerBI. (Step-by-Step I...
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019 at 11:57 PM
BI Connector does not show up in On-premises data gateway
When you trying to connect Power BI On-premises data gateway with BI Connector. If the BI Connector not listed in Custom data Connectors, Please follow the ...
Wed, 6 Feb, 2019 at 10:37 PM
Power BI: How to manually convert PowerBI workbooks created using BI Connector v3.8 or earlier
BI Connector is now a certified connector for Power BI. As part of the certification some changes were introduced to its working model and the interfaces. T...
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019 at 12:07 AM
Why data mismatch occurs in calculated columns of Power BI and how to fix it?
BI Connector users may face data mismatch issues in the calculated columns created in Power BI, when connected to an OBIEE data source in Direct Query mode....
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020 at 4:39 AM