Update to add a security warning message when you schedule data refresh for PowerPivot workbooks

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 DeveloperSQL Server 2012 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 Enterprise Core

About the improvement

This update improves the user experience of Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016 by adding a security warning message that appears in the following scenario:
  • You use PowerPivot for SharePoint on a SharePoint server, and the SQL Server version is SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016.
  • You upload a PowerPivot workbook to a SharePoint document library on the SharePoint server.
  • You schedule automatic refresh of the data in your workbook on the Manage PowerPivot Data Refresh page.
In this scenario, you receive a warning message that resembles the following:
Text version:
Be careful. The query to get the data might be unsafe so you should only refresh the workbook if you trust its source.
Do you want to refresh the workbook?


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