Assigning Power BI Service Administrator Role

As Power BI is maturing for organisations using Office 365, the responsibility to monitor usage and administer Power BI was in the hands of Office 365 Global Administrator until now. Power BI team have now introduced the Power BI Service Administrator role, enabling a user to access Power BI administration portal for flexible governance without the need to have access to entire Office 365 admin centre.

For now you can assign the Power BI Service Administrator role through PowerShell using the command below.  To run the PowerShell command, you must have the Azure Active Directory PowerShell Module installed, which you can download here.

Add-MsolRoleMember -RoleMemberEmailAddress “<your user email address>” -RoleName “Power BI Service Administrator”

The alternative method via Office 365 Admin Centre will be available by the end of the year.

Below are couple of screenshots of Power BI admin portal settings and reports If you are not aware of them.

powerbi-admin-portal-tenantsettingspowerbi-admin-portal-usage

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Chirag is an Independent Consultant at Patel Consulting, Chartered IT Professional, TOGAF9 Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (Productivity, Data Platform) based in London, UK with more than 15 years of industry experience. He works with a wide variety of clients in many sectors, designing and implementing business collaboration, data and information management solutions and services based on SharePoint and Office 365 technologies to create business value for both themselves and their customers, including UK Microsoft Gold Partners with deployment, upgrade and migration services delivery. Chirag is an active SharePoint community participant, frequent speaker at local and international events including SharePoint Saturdays and Collab365. He is also one of the co-organisers of the SharePoint User Group UK (London) region. In 2011, for his valuable contributions to Microsoft TechNet forums he received a Microsoft Community Contributor Award. In his little spare time he enjoys cycling, cricket and every year participating in Charity bike rides and Duathlons. You can find him online at www.techchirag.com and follow Chirag on Twitter at @techChirag.

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