useAppPoolCredentials = True with Kerberos Delegation on 2008

This has tripped me up a couple of times now when troubleshooting Kerberos delegation. It’s time I wrote a post to keep it in memory and for posterity. When configuring Kerberos delegation while the web server is on Windows Server 2008 or later, and I’m using domain credentials for the application pool service account, I…


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 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    


Co-locating PAS and SSRS 2005 64-bit on Windows Server 2008

We are all very excited about ProClarity being supported on the 2008 server platform.  Server’08 and IIS7 have the unique ability to run both 32 and 64 bit web applications side-by-side. This will help a lot of companies to save costs.  For directions as well as some issue fixes we found when testing SSRS 2005 and PAS…


Parameterization with ProClarity Analytics Server (6.1 and later)

ProClarity Analytics Server offers the ability to pass parameter values to views rendered with the Standard client, offering the ability to change the data displayed in a view based on desired criteria.  For instance, in a custom portal containing links to Standard client views, the portal developer might capture the user selecting the link and…

Date Ranges in SSAS 2005 and ProClarity

Thanks to Dan Wilmot for this whitepaper. Many users need the ability to run a query against an SSAS cube that includes a date range. Typically this date range consists of a “start date” and an “end date” selection.  The default behavior of dimensions in the cube makes this type of selection difficult.  This paper…


ProClarity Analytic Server cache warmer sample

The ProClarity Analytic Server features a cache for javascript files, queries, and images.  In some cases it may be beneficial to “warm” this cache by exercising the objects responsible for creating the cache entries prior to users hitting the system so that those users don’t have to wait for their requests to warm the cache….


Updated – Aggregation in ProClarity 6.3 with SSAS 2005 SP2

I’ve changed my totaling whitepaper to include a non-totaling, aggregation-only scenario as well.  Please download the new edition and enjoy! Thanks, -Joey  Aggregation in ProClarity 6.3 with SSAS 2005 SP2.docx


Accessing ProClarity Analytics Server Usage Information

Depending on your ProClarity Analytics environment, you may have cause to know which users are accessing what content on PAS.  If you do have such a need, the ProClarity event log may provide you with the information you need. By default PAS only logs exceptions to the ProClarity event log on the web server where…


ProClarity Web Standard Behavior: My Views Don’t Show Up After Being Saved

  Issues resolved by increasing IIS 6 Metabase Property “AspMaxRequestEntityAllowed” The behavior that takes place due to the value for this IIS metabase property being too low are varied and do not point to IIS as being the culprit.  If you have seen any of these issues, even intermittently, you may want to test your…

ProClarity 6.3 Desktop Professional Installer Loops on Windows Vista

This document addresses the situation where the 6.3 Desktop Professional install will loop on the Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 v2 and Microsoft XML 6.0, which are prerequisites for the install, when attempting to install on Windows Vista. NOTE:  Click on the title of this post to view the link and download this document. ProPrereqLoopBlog.docx