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After you have developed your Power BI report, you can deploy it to your UAT or production environment through the LCS Asset library.

In this blog, we will show you how to add your Power BI report to your LCS Project Asset library and how to deploy the Power BI report to your PowerBI.com account from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management to make the implementation process smooth and efficient.

1. Add your Power BI report to your LCS Project Asset library

Navigate to your LCS project Asset Library (see figure 1). Then go to asset type “Power BI report model” and upload your *.pbix file (see figure 2).

Figure 1. LCS project asset library.

 

Figure 2. Upload Power BI report to the asset library.

 

If the upload was successful, you should see the file appear in the Power BI report model file list. Now you can proceed to step 2.

Figure 3. Upload Power BI report to the asset library.

 

2. Deploy the Power BI report to your PowerBI.com account from Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain Management

To use the newly uploaded report, you need to deploy it to your PowerBI.com account. Navigate to System administration>Setup>Deploy Power BI files. Select your report and click Deploy Power BI reports files (see figure 4). Make sure that your report is using Entity store as your data source for the report, otherwise you will get an error while trying to deploy the report.

Figure 4. Deploy Power BI report.

After a successful deployment of the report, you are ready to use its analytical workspaces!

Figure 5. Power BI report selecting to use in the workspace.

 

We hope this blog has provided you with a better understanding of how to get the Power Bi report ready to use. If you have any questions or need help with Dynamics 365 Finance and Supply Chain Management app development, reach us out at service@1clickfactory.com or contact your local 1ClickFactory representative today!

Also, you‘re welcome to read my latest blog to find out how to configure Power BI service access to the D365 F&SCM environment.