Supported environments

ArcGIS for Power BI is deployed as core visualization in Microsoft Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service. For ArcGIS for Power BI to operate properly, Esri assumes an operational configuration of these applications. Esri tests ArcGIS for Power BI only in software environments certified as supported by Microsoft Power BI; not all Power BI-supported environments have been tested or certified. For more information, see the Esri Supported Environment Policy.

Supported browsers

ArcGIS for Power BI supports all modern browsers. ArcGIS content is not supported in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11; use one of the other supported browsers to access premium content. ArcGIS for Power BI supports the latest version of the following browsers:

Browser (latest version)Standard account Included with Power BISign in to ArcGIS Online ArcGIS account Sign in to ArcGIS Enterprise

Chrome

Yes

Yes

Firefox

Yes

Yes

Safari

Yes

Yes

Internet Explorer 11*

Yes

No*

Microsoft Edge*

Yes

Yes*

*To use ArcGIS for Power BI with ArcGIS Enterprise, you must configure Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and older versions of Microsoft Edge (pre-Chromium) browsers to allow the app to run properly. ArcGIS for Power BI requires internet access; it does not operate in a disconnected environment.

Note:

In mobile environments, you can view maps created using the ArcGIS for Power BI visualization included with Power BI (Standard account). Maps that contain premium content from ArcGIS are not supported in mobile environments.

ArcGIS account

To access private and secure content from ArcGIS, sign in using your ArcGIS organizational account. Your account must have the appropriate user type. It is assumed that the authentication method used to access the platform has been properly configured by the ArcGIS administrator. ArcGIS public accounts are not supported.

ArcGIS for Power BI supports the following ArcGIS versions:

  • ArcGIS Online current version
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7.1 and later*

*This version of ArcGIS for Power BI supports versions 10.7.1 and later of ArcGIS Enterprise in an online environment only. ArcGIS for Power BI does not operate in a disconnected environment.

Authentication methods

ArcGIS for Power BI supports built-in authentication methods when using ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise in Power BI and Power BI Desktop in an online environment. The map visualization does not support IWA and PKI/Smartcard authentication in any Power BI environment.

Your ArcGIS administrator can configure the ArcGIS Online sign-in page to show only the OpenID Connect login or the OpenID Connect login along with any of the following options: ArcGIS login, SAML login (if configured), and social logins (if configured). For detailed information about ArcGIS authentication, see Set up SAML logins and Set up OpenID Connect logins in the ArcGIS Online help. For information about ArcGIS Enterprise authentication, see About configuring portal authentication in the ArcGIS Enterprise help.

Encryption protocols

ArcGIS for Power BI supports the following encryption protocols:

ArcGIS for Power BI environmentSSL 1.0SSL 2.0SSL 3.0TLS 1.0TLS 1.1TLS 1.2TLS 1.3

Power BI service (online)

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Power BI Desktop

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Limitations

ArcGIS for Power BI is available in the following services and applications:

Service/ApplicationAvailability

Power BI Desktop

Yes.

Power BI service (powerbi.com)

Yes.

Power BI mobile applications*

Yes.

Power BI publish to web

Yes, for designers signed in to a valid ArcGIS account.

Power BI Embedded

Yes, for designers signed in to a valid ArcGIS account.

Power BI service embedding (powerbi.com)

No.

Power BI Report Server

Yes, when signed in to a valid ArcGIS Enterprise account through Report Server, in online environments only. Not supported in a disconnected environment or with ArcGIS Online.

Accessing Report Server with ArcGIS for Power BI consumes ArcGIS credits; for more information, see Understand credits.

*In mobile environments, you can view maps created using the ArcGIS for Power BI visualization included with Power BI (Standard account). Maps that contain premium content from ArcGIS are not supported in mobile environments.

In services or applications in which ArcGIS for Power BI is not available, the visualization appears as an empty visual with the Power BI logo.

Supported languages

The ArcGIS for Power BI visualization is available in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

The local Power BI environment determines the language that ArcGIS for Power BI uses. In the Power BI Service (online), ArcGIS for Power BI uses the same language as the service. In Power BI Desktop, ArcGIS for Power BI uses the language of the installed software. If you are using an unsupported language, the visualization uses English.

Help documentation can be viewed in the following languages:

Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional Taiwan), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, and Spanish.