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I am working with SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012(Build 1103).

I am able to successfully setup and run everything but for some reason BI semantic model connection is not working. As soon as I save it, i get a message "Sorry, Something went wrong". I have verified that the service account has admin privileges on the Tabular instance of the SSAS. I am not able decipher the ULS Logs. It fails in a split second. I have checked SQL Server Profiler and the activity is not even registered.

Fetching app info failed: Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Query.SearchServiceNotFoundException: The search request was unable to connect to the Search Service. at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceApplicationProxy.GetProxy(SPServiceContext ServiceContext) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.SearchCommon.GetSearchCenterUrl()

Application error when access /_layouts/15/PowerPivot/ASLinkFile.aspx, Error=Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SPAddin.ASLinkFilePage.ValidateConnectivity(Object source, ServerValidateEventArgs args) at System.Web.UI.WebControls.CustomValidator.OnServerValidate(String value) at System.Web.UI.WebControls.BaseValidator.Validate()
at System.Web.UI.Page.Validate() at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.RaisePostBackEvent(String eventArgument) at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)

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I'm going to be trying this today (I hope), did you solve the problem? – MikeAinOz Aug 18 '13 at 20:52

Try start "SharePoint Server Search 15" in Services, if it stopped

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Welcome to SharePoint.SE! Have you any proof that this action has worked before, for you or anyone else? If you do, please edit your answer and add further explaination – Benny Skogberg Jan 14 '14 at 7:25

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