Power BI Administrative tasks

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Administrators perform many tasks to support the Power BI tenant for their organization, which are covered in the following table.


Task area

Typical tasks
Manage the Power BI tenant
*Enable and disable key Power BI features
*Report on usage and performance
*Review and manage auditing of events
Acquire and assign Power BI licenses
*Manage user signup
*Purchase and assign Pro licenses
*Block users from accessing Power BI
Manage Premium capacity *Acquire and work with Premium capacity
*Ensure quality of service
Manage Embedded capacity
*Acquire Embedded capacity to simplify how ISVs and developers use Power BI capabilities
Ensure compliance with internal policies, laws, and regulations
*Manage classification of business data
*Help to enforce content publishing and sharing policies
Manage Power BI resources
*Manage workspaces
*Publish custom visuals
*Verify codes used to embed Power BI in other applications
Provide help and support to tenant users
*Troubleshoot data access and other issues
Other tasks
*Deploy Power BI Desktop, e.g. using System Center Configuration Manager
*Manage Power BI mobile app deployment with Intune
*Manage data privacy and security, such as source data security

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