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Creating an embed token with effective identity is not supported for this data source

2909 views January 3, 2023 1

The following things need to be taken into account when this error occurs:

  • If you are embedding the Power BI report in an application for your customers (customers or users don’t have a pro/premium license to view the reports).
  • If you are using Direct Query Method to refresh/connect your live data source with your Power BI dataset.
  • If you have enabled RLS (Row Level Security) settings for your report/dataset in the Power BI Desktop.


  • Log in to https://app.powerbi.com/ using admin account.
  • Go to your respective Workspace.
  • Click on ellipsis icon and then select settings menu item.
  • Scroll down to Data source credentials and click on Edit Credentials for respective datasorce connection.
  • Make sure you have disabled the option as shown in the image below and click on Sign-in button to log in using your admin account.

Let us know at samlsupport@xecurify.com if you have any concerns or other questions. We will be happy to help you.

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