Sambhav Verma on Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:16:50

Hi Team,

I am working towards setup of BI over SharePoint 2016(Powerpivot and Power View using OOS's Excel Service).

My Web Application to host the workbook would be Kerberos based.

Please help, Central Administration is a special site. Do any one has any idea if it is really required to set Central Admin over Kerberos?

Anyways, is it possible to install Central Administration over Kerberos while at time of Installation and configuration?


Convert existing CA to Kerberos?



Linda ZL on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:40:13

Hi Sambhav Verma,

When using a workbook as a data source, we need to configure SharePoint Authentication providers for Kerberos.

Read the article below for more information:

It is not required to configure Kerberos for Central Administration web application.

There is a white paper provides SharePoint administrators and architects detailed step-by-step instructions for deploying and configuring a Microsoft BI demo environment based on the Preview releases of SharePoint Server 2016, Office Online Server, and the SQL Server 2016 BI stack for SharePoint 2016.

To read this white paper, please download the Deploying SQL Server 2016 PowerPivot and Power View in SharePoint 2016 Word document from this article (Deploying SQL Server 2016 PowerPivot and Power View in SharePoint 2016).

Best regards,

Linda Zhang

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