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Invoke-ProcessDimension cmdlet

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016

Process a dimension using a specific processing type variable.

Invoke-ProcessDimension [-Name] <System.String> [-Database] <System.String> [-ProcessType] <Microsoft.AnalysisServices.ProcessType> [<CommonParameters>]

Invoke-ProcessDimension –DatabaseDimension <Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Dimension> [-ProcessType] <Microsoft.AnalysisServices.ProcessType> [<CommonParameters>]

The Invoke-ProcessDimension cmdlet processes the specified dimension. You must specify the processing type. For more information about processing types for a dimension, see Processing Options and Settings (Analysis Services).

-Name <string>

Specifies the dimension to be processed.

Required?true
Position?0
Default value
Accept pipeline input?false
Accept wildcard characters?false

-Database <string>

Specifies the database to which the dimension belongs.

Required?true
Position?1
Default value
Accept pipeline input?false
Accept wildcard characters?false

-ProcessType <Microsoft.AnalysisServices.ProcessType>

Specifies the process type: ProcessFull, ProcessAdd, ProcessUpdate, ProcessIndexes, ProcessData, ProcessDefault, ProcessClear, ProcessStructure, ProcessCelarStructureOnly, ProcessScriptCache, ProcessRecalc.

Required?true
Position?2
Default value
Accept pipeline input?false
Accept wildcard characters?false

-DatabaseDimension <Microsoft.AnalysisSevices.Dimension>

Specifies a Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Dimension object to be processed. Use this parameter if you want to pass in the dimension name via pipeline.

Required?true
Position?named
Default value
Accept pipeline input?True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters?false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see About_CommonParameters.

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet. The return type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet returns.

InputsMicrosoft.AnalysisSevices.Dimension
OutputsNone

PS SQL SERVER:\sqlas\locahost\default\Databases\AWTEST\Dimensions\Account> Get-Item .| Invoke-ProcessDimension –ProcessType:ProcessDefault

This command retrieves the specified dimension object via the pipeline and processes it.

PS SQL SERVER:\sqlas\locahost\default\Databases\AWTEST\Dimensions > Invoke-ProcessDimension –Name “Customer” –Database “AWTEST” –ProcessType “ProcessDefault”

This command identifies a specific dimension that will be processed.

System_CAPS_ICON_note.jpg Note


Sometimes a dimension that processed successfully appears as ‘unprocessed’ when you list the dimensions folder in the PowerShell window. To verify whether a dimension was actually processed, check the dimension properties in SQL Server Management Studio.

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