- You have a web application that uses claims-based authentication in Microsoft SharePoint 2013.
- You have a Microsoft Excel workbook that uses a BI semantic model connection (.bism) file to connect to a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) instance that is running in Tabular mode. The .bism file was created inside the SharePoint farm, and the SSAS instance is running outside the farm.
- You publish the workbook on a SharePoint site, and then you open the workbook by using the web application.
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Cumulative update information
Cumulative update 5 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 5. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 2854370 - Last Review: Jul 15, 2013 - Revision: 1