How to: Change the Error Reporting Settings for Analysis Services

The default setting for crash reporting in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services can be changed either when you install Analysis Services, or by using the procedure outlined in this topic. The crash reporting setting can be changed through an advanced server property in SQL Server Management Studio and is not difficult to update.

To change the error reporting settings for Analysis Services

  1. In SQL Server Management Studio connect to the instance of Analysis Services that you would like to change the setting for.

  2. In Object Explorer, right-click the name of the instance, and then click Properties.

  3. In the Analysis Server Properties dialog box, scroll down to the property named "Log \ Exception \ CreateAndSendCrashReports."

  4. Change the value for the <CreateAndSendCrashReports> node using one of the following values:

    • 0 to specify that Analysis Services does not generate a crash report.

    • 1 to specify that Analysis Services generates a crash report.

    • 2 to specify that Analysis Services generates a crash report, and sends it to Microsoft for processing.

  5. Click OK to save the changes.