Power BI Administrative tools

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There are several tools related to Power BI administration, which are covered in the following table. Administrators typically spend most of their time in the Power BI Admin portal and use other tools as necessary.

Tool Typical tasks
Power BI Admin portal *Acquire and work with Premium capacity
*Ensure quality of service
*Manage classification of business data
*Help to enforce content publishing and sharing policies
Manage workspaces
*Publish custom visuals
*Verify codes used to embed Power BI in other applications
*Troubleshoot data access and other issues
Office 365 Admin Center *Manage user signup
*Purchase and assign Pro licenses
*Block users from accessing Power BI
Office 365 Security & Compliance Center
*Review and manage auditing of events
Azure Active Directory (AAD) in the Azure portal *Configure conditional access to Power BI resources through AAD
*Provision Power BI Embedded capacity
PowerShell cmdlets
*Manage workspaces and other aspects of Power BI through scripts
Administrative APIs and SDK
*Build custom administrative tools to facilitate the work of a Power BI admin. For example, Power BI Desktop can use these APIs to build reports based on data related to administration

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