How to find out the application pool account that runs Excel Services Application

If you do not know what account is running the Excel Services application pool in your farm, use the following procedure to determine the account. If you know the account, skip this procedure.

To determine the Excel Services application pool account

  1. On the SharePoint Central Administration Web site home page, click Security.
  2. On the Security page, under General Security, click Configure service accounts.
  3. On the Service Account page, in the Credential Management section, from the drop-down list, select the application pool that runs Excel Services Application.

    When this option is selected, the name of the Excel Services service application appears in the box underneath the drop-down list. The account shown in the Select an account for this component dropdown list is the Windows identity that you need to add as an Analysis Services administrator.

  4. Click Cancel.

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