Power BI Service Administrator Role

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In order to administer Power BI, there is a role in Office 365 that allows a user to be a Power BI administrator without having to have higher admin rights in Office 365. This role is called Power BI Service Administrator.

To assign the role, log into https://portal.office.com and log into the Admin portal.

Select Edit a User to edit an existing user:

Select the user and next to Roles select Edit:

Click Save.

To do this through PowerShell: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/making-it-easier-to-administer-power-bi/


Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Azure, and AI.

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