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How to perform excel 2013 write back to ssas cube?

Posted on 2015-02-12
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Current environment:
SQL Server 2014 ssas cube
Excel 2013

Desired:
Use excel to write back to cube

Looking for detailed steps
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Question by:rhservan
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Phillip Burton earned 500 total points
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You need to go to What-If Analysis - Publish Changes to write it back.
 
If you want detailed steps, then have a look at this website.
 
Here's a video about it.
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by:rhservan
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When I go to publish the result is it times out and does not perform the writeback.
What user security settings do I need to make this work?
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by:rhservan
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Also,  do your instructions specifically apply to Cell (measures) Writeback?
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You need to enable Enable Read/Write permission - see this Microsoft technical article on the subject
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