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Unable to access the Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Analyzer OLAP cube.

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I am in PWA and click on Admin, go to Manage Views, and then try to select the top view under Portfolio Analyzer views and I get the error message: Unable to access the Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Analyzer OLAP cube.

Now here's the deal... we've isolated it to an issue with my PC.. My boss logged into my notebook and was NOT able to view, though he is able to view it on his notebook.  I logged into his notebook with my windows account and was able to view it now.  I reinstalled the OWC11.exe that I downloaded from the web, but that didn't work.  Is there a difference between the OWC11.msi on the O2k3 Pro disk as oppossed to the OWC11.exe downloaded from the web?

Thanks,
MS
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by:winzig
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it's problem caused by security settings in your IE

tools/ internet options/security/ select trusted zone/ click to buttom custom ..
find item
Miscellaneous\ Access data sources across domains

and select Enable.

PS I'm not MS Employe :)
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by:mschwade
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I've already tried that :(
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by:mschwade
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I clicked the apply button underneath the error message and the server and cube (below):

Analysis Server:
Cube Name:

and I get this under the Customize the PivotTable:

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The query could not be processed:
    o Unable to connect to the Analysis server.  The server name 'prdsql' was not found.  Please verify that the name you entered is correct.
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Before you ask, prdsql is correct.
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Are you able connect to the cube from MS Excell?
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Sorry for my ignorence, how do I test that out?

Thanks,
MS
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Heres what i got from Excel:

Unable to open connection.
Unable to connect to the Analysis server.  The server name 'prdsql' was not found.  Please verify that the name you entered is correct, and then try again
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On your server is probaly installed SQl 2000 SP4 but  PTSFull.exe wasn't installed on your computer.

http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/B/D/1BDF5B78-584E-4DE0-B36F-C44E06B0D2A3/ReadmeSql2k32asp4.htm#_analysis_services_enhancements

section 5.1.2
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are you able to ping  server prdsql ?

If you are can you install Management tools on you desktop and connect to server.

is it the same computer ? http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Microsoft_Project/Q_22047206.html
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I added the prdsql static entry in my host record and it works now!

Thanks,
MS
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