Microsoft Power BI – Part VIII

Continuing from my previous post. Today we will see usage of Power Content Pack to Refresh in Premise Navision Installation using Personnel Gateway.

Please see my previous post it will help you in continuing with this Walkthrough.

In case you have missed here I present the link to all previous posts here below.

Microsoft Power BI – Part – I

Introduction to Power BI and Creating Report from Excel Data, Local Files.

Microsoft Power BI – Part – II

Introduction to few Features of Power BI

Microsoft Power BI – Part – III

Power BI Desktop, Creating Dataset & Reports from In Premise Database installation

Microsoft Power BI – Part – IV

Power BI Gateway usage

Microsoft Power BI – Part – V

Scheduling Refresh of Dataset & Report created using In Premise Database

Microsoft Power BI – Part – VI

Power BI Content Pack

Microsoft Power BI – Part – VII

Power BI Mobile App

Step -1

Check your Service is up & running, here we are not going to use SLL in fact Personnel Gateway.


Step -2

Make sure you Imported your Query Objects required for Power BI Dynamics Nav Content Pack. If you are not using NAV-2016, in my case I am using NAV-2015 for this Walkthrough.


Step -3

Make sure your Web Services are published.


Step -4

You have installed the Power BI Gateway – Personal and Login to it using your Credentials.


Step – 5

Login to PowerBI using your Credentials and choose Get Data from Bottom Left Corner in your Navigation Bar.


Step – 6

Connect Your Service using MS Dynamics Content Pack.



Notice here I am not using https:// also remove any ‘/’ and Service name from the URL.


Set your Authentication Mode and Sign In.


It will take some moment and your Dataset, Report & Dashboard will be available to you.

Graphical representation and data may vary depending upon data in your database.

We are done.

For further detail on any step you can refer previous posts for any clarifications, Links provided above.

Will come up with more details in my upcoming posts.

Till then keep trying and practicing.



Most of the contents you find in this blog will be either inherited from MSDN or Navision Developer IT Pro Help. Some places images are also directly taken from these sites. Purpose is simple to try those stuffs and re-produce adding few things as per my understanding to make easy understanding for others and quick reference.

Here nothing under my own brand or authorship of the content. At any point of time we are just promoting Microsoft stuffs nothing personnel with same.

Hope stuffs used here will not violate any copyright agreement with them. In case by mistake or in-intestinally it happens and the Microsoft feels these should not be used Microsoft have full right to inform me about same and will be glad to take down any such content which may be violating the norms.

Purpose is to promote Navision and share with community.

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