Cyberiafreak

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Office server side automation is not supported- famous KB 257757

There is no surprise still developers tend to code some kind of office automation on server without knowing that is not supported by us.
Recently I have seen a case where the developer is creating an excel pivot charts in server(automation) using SQL Server, DTS along with some programming with C#.net. It was working for him but all sudden it broke after migrating to latest server OS.
Here is the famous KB article which we keep sharing with dev’s and also famously referred in MS as “2 5 7 7 5 7” which talks about why this is not supported. More at; 257757 KB here – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257757

 

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April 17, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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