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I am able to view and filter data based off excel fileters via the Excel Web Access web part for Excel workbooks.

However, when I "open in Excel" it does not allow me to filter or edit. Note: I have created an Secure store ID for the workbooks and they work just fine

Please advise.

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Did you specify the workbooks to use the Secure Store Service ID in the data connection? It should be under the authentication settings...

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  • Yes I did. If I hadnt then it wouldnt show up in the Excel web access web part in the first place. – user7400 Aug 6 '12 at 16:34
  • Are you using a SQL Server account login for the Secure Store Service Application ID? – Mike Aug 6 '12 at 16:51
  • Regardless, does the Secure Store Service Application identity have proper access to the SSAS or SQL database it's trying to reach? – Mike Aug 6 '12 at 17:19
  • yes i am using a service account that does have access to the database. Like I mentioned before, if the service account and the SSID werent configured properly it wouldnt open and would throw an error while opening up in the Excel web access web part. – user7400 Aug 6 '12 at 17:41
  • The error it's giving you is specific to permissions, if it was set up correctly, it wouldn't be throwing that error. What authentication is your front-end using? – Mike Aug 6 '12 at 17:54

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