Creating an OLAP Administrator account

You need to set up an OLAP Administrator account so that you can complete Project Server Setup and be able to create OLAP cubes. Follow these steps to set up an OLAP Administrator account:

1. Choose StartO Administrative Tools.

2. Click Computer Management to display the Computer Management window (see Figure 18-8).

Figure 18-8: Use this window to create new Windows accounts.

3. Click the plus sign (+) next to Local Users and Groups to expand the folder.

4. Right-click the Users folder, and choose New User from the menu that appears. The New User dialog box opens.

5. In the User name box, enter OLAPAdmin (see Figure 18-9).

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Figure 18-9: Create a Windows account called OLAPAdmin.

Figure 18-9: Create a Windows account called OLAPAdmin.

In the Password box, type a password, and retype it in the Confirm password box.

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Deselect the User must change password at next logon check box.

Select the User cannot change password check box and the Password never expires check box.

Click the Create button.

Creating a WSS Administrator account

You create the WSS Administrator account in the same Computer Management window, using the same technique as you used to create the OLAP Administrator account.

If you didn't close the New User dialog box in the previous set of steps, you can continue with the steps below. If you closed the New User dialog box, repeat Steps 1 through 4 in the preceding section to reopen it.

1. In the User name box, type WSSAdmin (see Figure 18-10).

2. In the Password box, type a password, and retype it in the Confirm password box.

WRITE DOWN THIS PASSWORD. You're going to need it later. You can write it down here:_.

3. Deselect the User must change password at next logon check box.

4. Select the User cannot change password check box and the Password never expires check box.

5. Click the Create button.

6. Click the Close button.

Adding new Windows accounts to the proper groups

Now add the two Windows accounts that you just created to the proper groups, using the Computer Management window. If you closed the window after the last set of steps, reopen it by choosing StartOAdministrative ToolsOComputer Management. Then, follow these steps to add the new accounts:

1. In the left pane, click the Groups folder (see Figure 18-11).

2. In the right pane, click OLAP Administrators.

Figure 18-10: Create a Windows account called WSSAdmin.

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Figure 18-11: Clicking the Groups folder reveals OLAP Administrators in the right pane.

3. Choose ActionOAdd to Group to display the OLAP Administrators Properties dialog box.

4. Click the Add button to display the Select Users dialog box (see Figure 18-12).

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5. In the Enter the object names to select box, type servernameXOLAPAdmin, where servername is the name of the computer on which you installed SQL Analysis Services.

6. Click OK twice to redisplay the Computer Management window.

7. In the right pane, click Administrators.

8. Choose ActionOAdd to Group to display the Administrators Properties dialog box.

9. Click the Add button to display the Select Users dialog box (refer Figure 18-12).

10. In the Enter the object names to select box, type servernameXWSSAdmin, where servername is the name of the computer on which you will install Windows SharePoint Services.

11. Click OK twice, and close the Computer Management window.

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