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Determine software requirements for Business Intelligence Indexing Connector (SharePoint Server 2010)

 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-09-26

importantImportant
The Microsoft Business Intelligence Indexing Connector free download was removed from the download site. Customers who have downloaded the Business Intelligence Indexing Connector as of March 2011 will continue to be supported as per standard support procedures. However, Business Intelligence Indexing Connector will not be tested or supported for SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1.

This article describes the software prerequisites for the Business Intelligence Indexing Connector front end (on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010) and back end (on Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint) installations. Before you can install the Business Intelligence Indexing Connector you must install SharePoint Server 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. To learn more, see Overview of Business Intelligence Indexing Connector architecture (SharePoint Server 2010).

This article does not describe software prerequisites for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 or FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. You must review the documentation for each technology on which Business Intelligence Indexing Connector is installed. For more information, see:

You must install the following prerequisites before you install Business Intelligence Indexing Connector.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Feature Pack:

    • SQL Server 2008 R2 ADOMD.NET

    • SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Management Objects

    • SQL Server 2008 R2 System CLR Types

  • Open XML SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Office (OpenXMLSDKv2.msi)

  • To crawl PowerPivot for Excel 2010 files, you must install the following components on FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint servers that are document processors:

    • Microsoft Excel 2010

    • PowerPivot for Excel 2010

To install the prerequisites for Business Intelligence Indexing Connector, you can go to the Web sites listed in this section.

The following are software prerequisites for the Business Intelligence Indexing Connector front end. For related information, see Hardware and software requirements (SharePoint Server 2010).

  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise

  • Internet browser

    noteNote
    To open documents in a file share by using Firefox, see Links to local or network pages do not work (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=191096) for a workaround.

After you have installed the prerequisites, download Business Intelligence Indexing Connector for the back end at the following site.

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