Migrating ProClarity Analytics Server Content

PAS supports three primary mechanisms for migrating content from the development server to the production server they are as follows: Re-Publishing the book from Development to Production Backup the PAS database on the development server and restore the database to production Use SQL Server replication to synchronize the content between the development and production servers….


Installing ProClarity 6.3 SP2 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008

I’ve updated this post to include the document on, “Installing ProClarity 6.3 SP2 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008.”  I recently solved a common error – XML must have top level element in the Admin Tool by switching the PAS application pool back to NETWORK SERVICE and then following the instructions in this document.  You can…


A hotfix rollup package (build 6.3.2226) is available for ProClarity Analytics Server and Professional 6.3

This is a cumulative update that includes all previous fixes.  More documentation will be posted in the next couple of weeks.  Until then, please let me know if you have any questions.  I hope to soon post a in-depth update on this fix and other happenings in the ProClarity world.  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2257758 -Joey


Microsoft ProClarity Support Policies

This is just a reminder of where you can go to check for Microsoft ProClarity Support Lifecycle dates.  I would start here for ProClarity specific dates – http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=12309.  You can also visit this site to view any ProClarity or other products – http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/#tab0.  Easy-peasy, lemon-squeezy.      -Joey      


Manually Changing ProClarity Analytics Server Properties

It is sometimes necessary to manually edit the ProClarity Analytics Server (PAS) properties manually.  This may be due to configuration needs, IIS or server corruption, or a known issue where PAS prevents the editing of properties in the Admin Tool server properties dialog.  You can edit PAS properties in three ways – the Admin Tool…

ProClarity Language Packs

Customers often want to display ProClarity Analytics Server Web Standard (PAS) in a localized (translated) language.  End users can then select the language with which they want to view the Web Standard.  In order to do this, you must install the appropriate language pack.   First, you must install English version of PAS.  Next, you must install…


Increasing Professional Performance by Disabling Query Check

The ProClarity Professional clients have a query check feature which is enabled by default.  As long as this feature remains enabled, a query generated in the background is used to determine the size of the query result set before actually running the query for a user defined view.  Should the result set size be over a…

Updated ProClarity 6.3 SP3 Requirements

Here is an updated PDF with ProClarity 6.3 SP3 Requirements.  One core change is the addition of the ProClarity SharePoint Viewer.  The PSV has the same requirements as MOSS 2007.  At the moment, those requirements are the ones listed for MOSS SP1 via the links in the document.  We hope to eventually get a permanent…


The Wizard was interrupted before ProClarity Desktop Professional 6.3 could be completely installed

Here are some updated and more precise instructions for fixing these errors.  When attempting to install ProClarity Desktop Professional 6.3, you may receive the following errors:  “InstallShield Wizard Completed.  The Wizard was interrupted before ProClarity Desktop Professional 6.3 could be completely installed. Your system has not been modified. To complete installation at another time, please…


How do I get my hands on ProClarity 6.3?

You can get 6.3 through the MSDN, MVLS, the fulfillment desk 1-800-248-0655, or via an evaluation copy at the public http://download.microsoft.com site.  6.2 hot fixes are no longer available since the product version is no longer supported.  You must upgrade to 6.3 to receive support and updates.   -Joey