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ImpersonationMode Enumeration


Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Defines the access mode to the data source that the service uses when it processes its objects, synchronizes the server, and for the Data Mining statement OPENQUERY (DMX).

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.dll)

public enum ImpersonationMode

Member nameDescription

Uses the inherited value from the ImpersonationMode on the DataSourceImpersonationInfo object in the database.


This option is used when the service uses the account and (optionally) a password associated with the data source.


Currently not supported.


The current user is impersonated.


The credentials of the service account are used.


Impersonates an unattended account.

New: 17 July 2006

Each data source object has an ImpersonationMode which states how the service authenticates itself to the data source.

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