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I'm trying to create a new linked server but I get the following error message...can anyone tell me if I'm at least filling in the fields correctly?"

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I'm trying to create a new linked server but I get the following error message... can anyone tell me if I'm at least filling in the fields correctly?"
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Hi,

you need to put the OLAP Server name in the "Data source" field, not in the "location" field.  The Catalog corresponds to the cube name.  Leave the "location" field blank.

Note: you might need to flag this provider to run in process ("Allow in process")  depending on your installation.
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