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Dataflow | Manual cancel of Dataflow in progress

Hi lovely community,

 

especially when building dataflows, theres always the case to cancel them (e.g. if you know that a dataflow will probably take more than 2 hours).

Of course I know to preparing Dataflows via Power Query in Power Bi or Excel, but of course I wanna see the result of my query in Dataflow especially for some mystery error messages in Excel refresh protocol...:)

 

It would be great to be able to intervene here as a user in order to be able to cancel the dataflow.

 

BR,

Sven

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SimonNie
Advocate I

I updated dataflow definition, but dataflow auto-starts after you publish your changes.

So my dataflow started importing 1,5 Mio. records to Dataverse.

A cancel functionality would have mitigated the impact of the poorly designed "auto start"

supertdrew
New Member

Major issue for my environment.  I currently have a dataflow that has been "stuck" in progress for over 60 hours.  This dataflow refreshes every 5 minutes, not a large amount of data.  It is tied to a few automation workflows that are triggered by new or updated records in this dataflow so the automations are subsequently failing.  We have multiple DBAs accessing the queries and dataflows throughout the day.  It's imperative that a manually cancellation is in place in case user error occurs, which is what happened in our case.

 

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I have a support ticket in, and hopefully they can respond soon.