Issue 1

I run into a problem when I try to connect to it through Excel. Here is what I’m doing:

· Open Excel

· Choose Data à Connections

· Choose Add

· Choose Browse for More…

· Try to paste in the URL (/PWA/ProjectBICenter/Data%20Connections%20for%20PerformancePoint">http://<serverName>/PWA/ProjectBICenter/Data%20Connections%20for%20PerformancePoint)

· At this point I get this error:

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Answer 1

Check out this post. I ran into this first issues myself and resolved as shown:

https://integent.com/Blog/tabid/142/entryid/290/Default.aspx

 

 

Issue 2

I get an error when I try to create new Data Connection. Here is what I’m doing:

· Open Dashboard Designer

· Right click Data Connections

· Choose New Data Source

· Select Analysis Services

· I get this error:

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Answer 2

For your second issue, check out this post.  You may need to set the unattended service account for PerformancePoint.

https://integent.com/Knowledge/Blog/tabid/142/entryid/505/Set-PerformancePoint-Services-unattended-service-account-Excerpt-from-our-Business-Intelligence-Course.aspx