Cannot set the initialization properties for OLE DB provider “MSOLAP” for linked server “TABULAR”

Eugene Niemand
Jun 25, 2015 · 2 min read

Description

OLE DB provider "MSOLAP" for linked server "TABULAR" returned message "The following system error occurred: ".Msg 7373, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Cannot set the initialization properties for OLE DB provider "MSOLAP" for linked server "TABULAR".

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Steps to Reproduce

exec master.dbo.sp_addlinkedserver @server = N'TABULAR', @srvproduct=N'', @provider=N'MSOLAP', @datasrc=N'RSSAS\tabular_2012', @catalog=N'GroupDW'
exec master.dbo.sp_addlinkedsrvlogin @rmtsrvname=N'TABULAR',@useself=N'False',@locallogin=null,@rmtuser=N'domainX\builduser',@rmtpassword='SomePassword'

Scenario 1:

select
*
from
openquery (TABULAR, 'EVALUATE SUMMARIZE (''#Loan Process'', ''~Data Source''[Source System], "Agreed Final Loan To Income Ratio",[Agreed Final Loan To Income Ratio])')

Scenario 2:

OLE DB provider "MSOLAP" for linked server "TABULAR" returned message "The following system error occurred: ".
Msg 7373, Level 16, State 2, Line 1
Cannot set the initialization properties for OLE DB provider "MSOLAP" for linked server "TABULAR".

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