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Hi Team,


We have a Power BI PPU trail account. We have built a report and published it to the PPU dedicated workspace; also created a flow in Power Automate to automate the export of the report in a PDF format. While doing so we are facing the following error:


Can you please guide us further on this.


Thanks in advance,

Soumya Vinod.


@Shazia_Mohammed @Nasruddinkhan90 

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Hm, exact same over here. Did you find a solution for it, @Syndicate_Admin ?

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I get the same eror as you and I tnink it is simply because the PowerBi features are not available with a PPU Licence, but only with a Per Capacity Premium Licence (the full and expensive one .. :-))

From my point of view, and because of this lack, the PPU licence is in fact not interesting, unless you want to use paginated reports.



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@Syndicate_Admin  I have the same exact issue, and if the PPU is not doing such a simple task, that won't force me by anyway to even try PPC, I am in the PPU trial, but surely will not upgrade 😞

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hello, can someone give a clear answer to this problem, that it is the power bi license level sufficient to export the report to a file with power automate?

I think it is not, by design.

Please check this MS documentation with the list of limitations, including:



Power BI Premium Per User - Power BI | Microsoft Docs

Hello @Anonymous 

The answer is clearly No.

You cannot export a PowerBi report, with PPU Licence using Power Automate.

The only reports you can export with Power Automate are Paginated Reports.



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Hi @Syndicate_Admin @Maurits @Anonymous .

Did any solution work for you guys?

If yes, then please share the same.


Sanket Bhagwat

Hi  @Sanket7030 

There s no workaround 😞 at a time..

Nevertheless here is how I proceed :

Evertime I have a report to develop for and end user, I ask him some question in order to determine if the report will be a "PowerBi Report" (no automatic export,) or a "Paginated Report"  (automatic export possible).

This way it works quiet well, even I have to admin that sometimes, some reports are redondant between the two platforms. But, and because I only work with SQL queries to get the data it is quiet fast to get them in both reports format. :-))


I m not saying that it is the best way to proceed, but it is mine .. :-))






Last week I followed the same steps and my flow worked.

But today, the same flow is not working.

Seems like there is some issue with Power Automate service.



Sanket Bhagwat

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