You receive an error linking data to shapes from an Excel workbook on a SharePoint Server

Gjelder: Visio Premium 2010Visio Professional 2010SharePoint Server 2010


When you try to link data to shapes to a Microsoft Excel workbook on a SharePoint site running Excel Services you receive the following error: 

[Title] Data Selector
"The selected file is not a Microsoft Excel file or is currently inaccessible"

[More Info] "80004005: Excel Web Services could not determine the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation site context of the calling process."


There is no root level site collection on the SharePoint Farm you are trying to link to.


Have a farm administrator create a root level site collection in Central Administration.

More Information

Create a site collection (SharePoint Foundation)