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Getting a Power BI Dataset’s Refresh History

Chris Webb wants to know the lore:

In the last post in this series I showed how to get the status of an individual Power BI dataset refresh. In this post I’ll show how to get the history of a dataset’s refreshes and save it to a file in OneDrive for Business – useful if you want to do some analysis on refresh performance or the causes of failures.

This is one of the most straightforward things to do with the Power BI Enhanced Refresh API , especially once you’ve already got a custom connector created in the way I’ve shown in the previous posts in this series. You just need to add a new Action to your custom connector, fill in the General section:

Click through to see what to do.