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  • PowerPivot, PowerView and SharePoint - Snapshots

    Gotta love cross team interaction sometimes. In trying to get PowerPivot and PowerView to work on SP2013, I ran into many many issues.  One of which has no items on the internet when you search for it!  So here's my steps to resolve getting this whole thing to work right.  The first step is to install the PowerPivot ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on October 15, 2013
  • PowerPivot and Claims based authentication

    Unfortunately, I have NOT gotten this to work.  Only on a web application that has "Classic Authentication" set has it worked.  If you setup a web application to have claims based auth with both a "Forms" and a "Windows" login capability, the PowerPivot code will fail in its login ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on August 28, 2010
  • PowerPivot and Excel Services

    While working with getting PowerPivot and Excel Services working, I ran into this very annoying error: ServerSession.ProcessServerSessionException: An exception during ExecuteWebMethod has occurred for server: http://servername:32843/811dd9f4d4ae48779f1dc7a03ba5d555/ExcelService*.asmx, method: GetHealthScore, ex: ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on August 28, 2010
  • PowerPivot and SharePoint Farms

    When installing PowerPivot in your farm, you will have to manually add the following line to your web.config SafeControls section of EVERY front end server, you will also have to add this back everytime you make a change via the Web Application settings page in Central Administration: <SafeControl Src="~/_layouts/powerpivot/*" ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on August 24, 2010
  • PowerPivot for End Users Course

    After the last two weeks of finishing this course, it is about to be published!  Here's the outline...PowerPivot Introduction Install PowerPivot for ExcelExplore new Excel 2010 FeaturesPowerPivot Data Sources Load Data From SQL ServerLoad Data From Text FilesLoad Data via Copy and PasteLoad Data via Data FeedsLoad Data via Reporting ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on June 28, 2010
  • Installing PowerPivot and Server 2008 R2 with SharePoint

    There's a trick to getting this to work.  You can't use ANY 32bit applications!  You MUST install all 64bit applications.  this includes:Office 2010 - you must use the ISO version and install from the x64 directory (do not auto install, it will do the 32bit version) SharePoint Designer 2010 Visio 2010PowerPivot x64Chris
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on May 27, 2010
  • Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 PowerPivot - SharePoint 2010

    I wasn't a fan of the first installer, and am still not a fan of the current installer.  It works great if you are doing a new Farm, but unforunately, when you already have a Farm, it doesn't work right. The various errors include the fact that you have to know what permissions need to be assigned to the Analysis Services instance, ...
    Posted to CJG (Weblog) by cjg on May 20, 2010
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