Important Notice: Azure Analysis Services
Action needed: Upgrade to latest version if
you are using Azure Analysis Services and Visual Planner or Power Planner
Please refer to this support article for details
Important Notice: Microsoft.Mashup.OleDb.1 issue
If you recently started experiencing issues with refreshing Power Query based connections in Excel using Power Update, with error messages containing "Microsoft.Mashup.OleDb.1 provider is not registered...", please check this support article.
Important Notice: Change in Power BI Publish APIs
Power BI has recently updated their APIs to enforce TLS 1.2. If you are having issues with uploading pbix files to Power BI using Power Update, please check our related support article.
Backup, Restore or Migrate jobs with Power Update
Backup the files Back up your tasks regularly if you want to make sure you have a current set to restore if the machine has to be rebuilt, make a copy of the following files and directories: C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Local\Power Update\Settings.xml ...
Excel 2016 No model found, or XmlaClient error
If you are using Excel 2016 Power Update needs to use a different set of libraries to connect to your Excel Data Model. Normally Power Update sets this automatically, but in some cases it fails to do so due to lack of permissions, or multiple Excel ...
SSAS Restoring roles fails
If you encounter issues during a Power Update task that restores an Excel workbook to an SSAS Tabular database and the roles are not restored properly, use a custom xmla script to synchronize or create the roles after the restore. The xmla script ...
Tasks not appearing
If your a tasks are not visible, and adding new ones don't appear, the issue is usually due to one of the xml files becoming corrupted under C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Power Update. Try removing them (or moving them to a different folder) one by one ...
Microsoft.Mashup.OleDb.1 provider is not registered issue
A recent Office update seems to be causing issues for some users, with refreshing connections that use the default Power Query connector in Excel using Power Update. Users who experience this issue usually can find the following message in the Power ...