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Create a Power BI Embedded capacity

Last updated: 12/05/2021

This template creates a Power BI capacity in Azure, which simplifies how ISVs and developers use Power BI capabilities with embedded analytics.

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Parameter Name Description
name The capacity name, which is displayed in the Azure portal and the Power BI admin portal
location The location where Power BI is hosted for your tenant
sku The pricing tier, which determines the v-core count and memory size for the capacity
admin A user within your Power BI tenant, who will serve as an admin for this capacity

Use the template


New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface