Category Installation & Configuration

Upgrade the OWA 2013 farm server to December 2014 CU

To upgrade the Office Web Apps 2013 farm server to December 2014 CU (Build number 15.0.4673.1000) use these steps. Download and install: http://hotfixv4.microsoft.com/Microsoft%20Office%20Web%20Apps%20Server%202013/sp1/wacserver2013kb2899574fullfilex64glb/15.0.4673.1000/free/480642_intl_x64_zip.exe After upgrade installed successfully, then run thse PowerShell script lines on the OWA farm server: Script line (replace with your URL and certificate name): New-OfficeWebAppsFarm -InternalURL “<your OWA farm url, preferrably https>” -CertificateName […]

Location of the spPowerPivot.msi

Ever tried to find that spPowerPivot.msi file on the SQL Server 2012 installation media with SP1 included? Just to be able to start the PowerPivot configuration whereever and whenever you want… this blog post is a reminder for myself that it still exist on the media and where it is. I have and found it here: […]

PowerPivot Configuration Tool error: Current Analysis Services account… Analysis Services service account must be the same for all instances…

When trying to run the PowerPivot Configuration Tool for SQL Server 2012 SP1 with SharePoint 2010 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server, have you ever seen this error? “Current Analysis Services account: DOMAIN\account Analysis Services service account must be the same for instances in the farm. Change you service properties to log on using account: NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL […]

SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services Failover Clustering

I’m reading through the MSDN information about clustering the SQL Server 2008 R2 SSIS service and (uh!) found a slight inconsistency… The source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms345193(v=sql.105).aspx The follow paragraph is what makes a little puzzled, especially the part in bold: “When you have multiple SQL Server resource groups that include the Integration Services service in a cluster, a […]

Could not load file or assembly Microsoft.ReportingServices.ProcessingObjectModel

As the title says I had a slight problem with one of my configurations. This  was regarding the Reporting Services Service Application in SharePoint 2013 Preview. Below I’ll describe what I did. The error message when running a SharePoint integrated SSRS report as seen in the browser: Searching the ULSViewer I found the same error but it […]

Installing the new add-ins “PowerPivot for Excel 2013” and “PowerView in Excel 2013”

At first I thought I had to download and install a new preview-install-file. But not! Happy to say, but new to me, was that it was already there and all done through Excel 2013. Step 1: In Excel 2013 I pressed FILE in the menu and selected “Options”. Step 2: Then I selected the Add-Ins tab, chose […]

Configuring PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013 Preview

After having installed the SQL Server PowerPivot 2012 to SharePoint 2010 I thought there problably would not be any big news in this slightly updated version. But installing the all new version of PowerPivot showed me wrong as seen among the last images, there is now an option to add more PowerPivot servers to an […]

Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview

Step 1: Install the pre-requisites, running the prerequisitesinstaller.exe on the installation media. Step 2: Read the Welcome screen (if you like) and then press next. Step 3: Accept the License Agreement and press next. Step 4: Watch the progressbar as it slowly fills up… Step 5: As the pre-requisites has finished, there are still some […]