I have an excel file set up to pull data from SQL Server 2008R2. I can view it and refresh it fine locally in Excel 2010.

I upload it to SharePoint 2010 and can view the data in the spreadsheet in the browser using Excel Services. However, when I click to refresh the data in the spreadsheet in the browser (clicking Data > Refresh All), the data does not get refreshed. One thing to note is that when I do open up the excel spreadsheet in the browser it shows this message:

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I had configured to pull SQL data through a "Table" view. It needed to be set up to use a "Pivot Table" view.

  • please describe more about how this is configured by you... add a link or link to your blog ... Commented Jan 22, 2014 at 13:29

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