This article explains the setup instructions to work with the Service tab of Power BI Helper. Download Power BI Helper from here. Power BI Helper is a third party application, and any third party application if wants to connect to your tenant, needs to be authorized. You need to give permission to the Power BI Helper. and this article explains how this setup works.
Power BI Helper does NOT store any information from your tenant. Nothing at all. List of workspaces, datasets, dashboards, reports, dataflows, users, everything is just populated runtime in the application to show to you. Nothing will be stored in our servers or databases. Not even your username and password and application ID.
Go to this URL in a web browser:
Sign in using your Power BI Account:
After Login, go to the next step:
Apply the settings below in the Register your application:
After successfully registering the app, copy the Application Id
This Application ID should be added in the About tab of Power BI Helper later on, but there are still a few more steps to do.
Setup permissions in Azure portal
Login to Azure Portal:
Go to Azure Active Directory, and then to App Registrations, find the Power BI Helper App, and click on it.
Go to the Settings of App, and then to the Required Permissions
Depends on your permission in the Azure portal, you might be able to do #1 or #2 step as below;
If you have an admin account, you can do #1 option. otherwise, #2 is enough.
1- If your account in an admin account
In this section, select Power BI Service, then select all permissions and Save
Then select Windows Azure Active Director, select all permissions and then Save
This is an example of a correctly set up app;
2- If your account doesn’t have admin right
If you do not have Admin rights, then you have to only select those permissions that the Requires Admin field of them is No in each section (Power BI Service, and Windows Azure Active Directory), and then save and grant permission. (However, using this way, you won’t be able to use Admin features, such as accessing all content in the tenant from Power BI Helper);
Add Application ID in Power BI Helper
The last step is to add the ApplicationId in the About tab of Power BI Helper, and then Save;