Leveraging PerformancePoint in HTTPS Enabled Sites

This blog is long overdue, and it is something that support has encountered from customers for some time.  If you have tried to configure PerformancePoint Services to work in an HTTPS enabled site, you will probably have run into several error messages when attempting to create a data source connection to either a SharePoint list…


Monitoring Server Topology

Monitoring Server Topology This topology shows all the monitoring server components working together.  The Monitoring Server, Monitoring Database, the Dashboard Designer and the Dashboard Viewer for SharePoint are all part of the dashboard life cycle. The monitoring server contains two web sites (Central and Preview web sites) and a web services.  The Dashboard Designer is…

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Using secured Planning cubes with Monitoring Server

  The PPS Planning Server has the ability to define complex cube security as part of developing a model. Once these have been published to Analysis Services as a cube they can be analyzed using the capabilities of the Monitoring Server.  However, by default the Monitoring Server will not take advantage of the security you…

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Application Security for Monitoring Server

Monitoring Server has several roles that define the permissions to administer or create dashboard elements.  Active Directory users and groups are assigned to these roles using the Dashboard Builder. In addition to the basic roles on the system users and groups are assigned to the individual elements on the server as either an editor or reader. …

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Security Considerations for Monitoring Server

Security considerations for Monitoring Server Monitoring Server provides deployment and configuration options to allow you to tailor the application to help meet your company requirements for securing your business data.  Being informed on what the options are and knowing how they function will help you choose the right option for your deployment.     Application…

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