Connect to Server (Analysis Services)
Use this dialog to view or specify options when connecting to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS).
- Server type
When registering a server from Object Explorer, select the type of server to connect to: Database Engine, Analysis Services, Reporting Services, SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition, or Integration Services. The rest of the dialog shows only the options that apply to the selected server type. When registering a server from Registered Servers, the Server type box is read-only, and matches the type of server displayed in the Registered Servers component. To register a different type of server, select Database Engine, Analysis Services, Reporting Services, SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition, or Integration Services from the Registered Servers toolbar before starting to register a new server.
- Server name
Select the server instance to connect to. The server instance last connected to is displayed by default.
The following authentication modes are supported when connecting to an instance of Analysis Services: Microsoft Windows Authentication.
- Windows Authentication Mode (Windows Authentication)
Windows Authentication mode allows a user to connect through a Windows user account.
- User name
This option is not available in this release. Enter the user name to connect with. This option is only available if you have selected to connect using Windows Authentication.
This option is not available in this release. Enter the password for the login. This option is only editable if you have selected to connect using SQL Server Authentication.
Click to connect to the server selected above.
Click to display additional server connection options, such as registering a server and remembering the password.