Finding Where Power BI Local Credentials Get Stored

Eugene Meidinger hunts down where those local Power BI credentials live:

With SSIS, you have to be careful to export the SSIS files without any sensitive information included. But what about Power BI? If you save the .PBIX files on OneDrive, can you be exposing yourself to a security risk?

Looking at things, it looks like credentials for data sources are stored globally, so one wouldn’t expect them to be in the .pbix files.

Read on as he does some more sleuthing and discovers the answer.

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