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i have server running a database on it, and i have another server which i want to run Analysis server on it, so people can connect the analysis server as they wish to create their own reports for some purposes, but the problem is i could not connect Analysis services to database server which Analysis server can cube the data, according to my research database server and analysis server could be separated, but i could not find any information about how to connect analysis server to database server, the features i install on analysis server are

  Detailed results:
  Feature:                       Analysis Services
  Status:                        Passed

  Feature:                       SQL Browser
  Status:                        Passed

  Feature:                       SQL Client Connectivity SDK
  Status:                        Passed

  Feature:                       SQL Client Connectivity
  Status:                        Passed

How can i connect Analysis Server to database server which is a different server. any help is appreciated

  • Have you tried with a linked server? – McNets Jul 1 at 15:08
  • the instance i installed as Analysis server does not have that option – washaq Jul 1 at 17:54
  • Are you are running in Tabular or dimensional mode? In both cases you need to point your data sources to correct database, but steps are different. – Piotr Jul 1 at 18:08
  • I am running in Tabular mode, what steps i should take? – washaq Jul 1 at 21:31
  • @Piotr if you know something would you share it with me please ? – washaq Jul 5 at 7:54

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