SQL Server – Analysis Services – Error – “A connection could not be made to the data source”

Errors

Message
Process ALL Dimensions:Error: The following system error occurred: The user name or password is incorrect.
Process ALL Dimensions:Error: Errors in the high-level relational engine. A connection could not be made to the data source with the DataSourceID of ‘HRDB’, Name of ‘HRDB’.

TroubleShooting

SQL Server Profiler

Checked via SQL Server Profiler, but nothing came up.

 

Integration Services Catalog

The errors tabulated above came up.

Images

Object Explorer – Integration Services Catalogs

Reports – Standard Reports – All Executions

 

SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Source Properties

Diagnosis

  1. For Data Source Properties, our “Security Settings – Impersonation Information” is set to “Impersonation Account“.
  2. The setting means a specific account is designated
  3. We reviewed the account and changed it from the cube’s developer to an Active Directory Service Account

Images

Original
Data Source Properties

Data Source Properties – Impersonation Information

 

Revised
Data Source Properties

Data Source Properties – Impersonation Information

 

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