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Cannot create offline cube in Excel via http

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


we have an Analysis Server and it is accessible via http and that is all working fine, but if you try to create an offline cube on a PC which is not located in our company network it ends up every time in a failure like "OLE DB Error:...The specified host is unknown. .; either can not connect to the server..."

Any ideas? It seems so to me that for creating the offline cube, the connection string is broken or something like that...



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