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“Unlock the Power of Connectivity: Connecting Power BI to ADX on a Private Endpoint”

Connecting from Power BI to ADX on a Private End Point
Introduction
The Azure Data Explorer (ADX) is a lightning-fast cloud data platform that enables you to quickly analyze large amounts of data. Power BI is a business analytics service from Microsoft that allows you to visualize and analyze data. In this blog post, we will discuss how to connect Power BI to ADX on a private end point.

Popular Questions
To help guide our discussion, here are some of the most popular questions related to connecting Power BI to ADX on a private end point:

1. What is a private end point?
2. What is required to connect Power BI to ADX on a private end point?
3. How do I set up an end point in the Power BI service?
4. How do I configure the ADX cluster to accept the connection?
5. What security considerations should I be aware of when making the connection?

What is a Private End Point?
A private end point is a secure connection between a Power BI service and an ADX cluster that is located in your private network. This connection is established over an encrypted HTTPS tunnel and provides secure access to the ADX cluster from the Power BI service.

What is Required to Connect Power BI to ADX on a Private End Point?
In order to connect Power BI to ADX on a private end point, you will need the following components:

1. A Power BI service account with permissions to connect to the ADX cluster.
2. An ADX cluster in your private network that is configured to accept connections from the Power BI service.
3. A secure HTTPS tunnel between the Power BI service and the ADX cluster.

How do I Set Up an End Point in the Power BI Service?
To set up an end point in the Power BI service, you will need to provide the following information:

1. The URL of the ADX cluster you want to connect to.
2. The username and password of the Power BI service account that will be used to connect to the ADX cluster.

Once this information is provided, the Power BI service will create a secure HTTPS tunnel to the ADX cluster.

How do I Configure the ADX Cluster to Accept the Connection?
To configure the ADX cluster to accept the connection, you will need to configure the firewall to allow traffic from the Power BI service. You will also need to configure the ADX cluster to accept connections from the Power BI service.

What Security Considerations Should I Be Aware of When Making the Connection?
When connecting Power BI to ADX on a private end point, there are a few security considerations to be aware of:

1. Ensure that the Power BI service account has the appropriate permissions to connect to the ADX cluster.
2. Make sure that the firewall is configured to allow traffic from the Power BI service.
3. Ensure that the ADX cluster is configured to accept connections from the Power BI service.
4. Use a secure HTTPS tunnel between the Power BI service and the ADX cluster.
5. Monitor the connection for any suspicious activity.

Conclusion
Connecting Power BI to ADX on a private end point is a powerful way to securely access your data. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can easily configure the connection and ensure that it is secure. With the right setup, you can quickly and easily analyze the data stored in your ADX cluster with Power BI.

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