Power BI – Accessing SSRS Datasets using a Web Connector

Let’s say you have spend a lot of time to build SSRS reports, and you want to re-use these data sets in Power BI.

Well this is possible even if you are running the older version of SSRS.

Even if this report is running in Native or Integrated SharePoint Mode, or is a Parametrized report

The SSRS report server has natively a web service interface, exposing a SOAP and URL Interface.


Open Power BI and GET DATA  from the Web Connector


Fill in your report URL link and add the rs:Format=XML parameter to get an XML output from you report



If all goes well you will get the Report XML output and see the SSRS TABLIX and FIELDS Smile


Enjoy !!

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