Allowing users to install MicroStrategy Office

You can determine whether MicroStrategy Web users can install MicroStrategy Office from the Web interface. To do so, you must designate the installation directory path to MicroStrategy Office. This is the location from which users will be able to obtain the latest version of MicroStrategy Office. You can also determine whether or not a link to Office installation steps appears in the Web interface.

To allow MicroStrategy Web users to install MicroStrategy Office

  1. Access the Web Administrator page. ( How?)

  2. From the pane on the left, select Other Configuration. The Other Configuration page opens.

  3. In the Path to MicroStrategy Office configuration field, enter the base URL of your MicroStrategy Web Services machine, for example: http://server:port/Web_Services_virtual_directory/Office. This is the location from which users can install MicroStrategy Office from MicroStrategy Web.

  4. Do one of the following:

  5. Test the URL path by clicking Go. If the path you specified is correct, the MicroStrategy Office Installation page is displayed in the appropriate language.

  6. Click your browser's Back button to return to the Other Configuration page.

  7. Select the Show link to installation page for all users on the Projects and Login pages to ensure that an "Install MicroStrategy Office" links appears on Web users' project list and login pages. When a user clicks this link, a page opens with instructions to install MicroStrategy Office.

  8. Click Save to apply the changes.