Manage Excel Services global settings (SharePoint Server 2013)


Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary: Edit Excel Services settings for security, load balancing, memory, cache, and external data by using the SharePoint Central Administration website.

The steps in this article apply to SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise.

Excel Services global settings include settings for the following:

  • Security

  • Load balancing

  • Session management

  • Memory utilization

  • Workbook cache

  • External data

This article describes how to locate and update the Excel Services global settings. For specific information about each setting and under what circumstances you might want to change it, see Plan Excel Services Global Settings in SharePoint Server 2013.

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Before you begin this operation, review the following information about prerequisites:

  • To perform these procedures, you must be member of the Farm Administrators group or an Administrator for the Excel Services service application that you are configuring.

Use the following procedure to update one or more of the Excel Services global settings.

To edit Excel Services global settings
  1. On the Central Administration home page, in the Application Management section, click Manage service applications.

  2. On the Manage Service Applications page, click the Excel Services service application that you want to manage.

  3. On the Manage Excel Services page, click Global Settings.

  4. On the Excel Services Application Settings page, update the settings that you want to change, and then click OK.