Power BI Connector for Excel Services

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Installing the Connector

The CData Power BI Connector for Excel Services includes comprehensive high-performance data access, real-time integration, extensive metadata discovery, and robust SQL-92 support.

Install the Connector

Complete the following steps to install the connector:

  1. Download and run the CData setup.
  2. Setup prompts you to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable. Proceed with the installation.
  3. Once the installation is complete, click Finish.

The installation process creates a data source name (DSN) called CData Power BI ExcelServices. A DSN is the name that applications use to request a connection to a data source.

Next Step

See Creating the Data Source Name for the next step, which includes authenticating to the Excel Services APIs.

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