Power BI Server

How do I add a Power BI Server source system?

Click on the Settings cog at the top right and choose Source Systems from the menu.

Click New at the top-right.

Select Power BI Server.



Enter a name for the source system.

Register assets as this user

For Register assets as this user, choose the user that will be noted as the user who registered this source system’s assets.

Choose a Draft Area. Content will be synced into a draft area. The Default draft area is chosen by default.

configuration fields

Service Details

Web Service Url

Enter the web service URL.

Web Portal Url

Enter the web portal URL.

Office Online Server Integration

Select whether Office Online Service Integration is used.

  • Yes
  • No (default)

service details


Enter the username for the service account.


Enter the password for the service account.


Enter the domain.

username, password, domain


Authentication Type

Select the authentication type:

  • Negotiate
  • NTLM (default)
  • Basic

Protocol Type

Select a protocol type:

  • https (default)
  • http

Private certificate

This option will only appear if https is selected.

Select whether a private certificate is used.

  • Yes
  • No (default)

Enter the thumbprint from the Certificate Authority

If you selected Yes to having a private certificate, you will need to provide the certificate thumbprint here.

Choose the Max Received Message Size. The default is 65536.


Enable this System

If enabled, the source system will be synced every 10 minutes to retrieve new and updated items from the server.

Select whether or not you want to enable the source system.

  • Yes (default)
  • No

Disabling a source system will not remove your assets. New and updated items will not be synced until the source system is enabled again.

Enable system option

How to Handle Stale Assets

Configure how you would like to handle assets that no longer appear in the source system.

  • Delete: Assets no longer found in the source system will be removed from Loome Publish.
  • Disassociate: Assets no longer found in the source system will be disassociated from the source system, and will appear as manually registered assets in Loome Publish.
  • None: Assets no longer found in the source system will not be removed or disassociated.

Stale asset handling