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“OSQL Utility” for SSAS 2005 (Free with source code)

Author: Igor Krupitsky

One cool thing about Microsoft Analysis Services 2005 is that it lets you script many administrative tasks (such as role creation and cube processing). The script files are saved with XMLA extension and are written in Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) format.

The problem arises when you need to run a lot (100+) of these files against a SSAS database. Unfortunately, I could not find a utility to run these files programmatically. This article describes how to create a VBS script file to run many XMLA files against SSAS.

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