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Chapter 7: Administration of Excel Services
Command-Line Options for Trusted Data Providers
You can also administer trusted data providers from the command line. The command-line interface
supports setting a value for each of the trusted data provider properties for the SSP in your farm. Unlike
the web page interface for managing trusted data providers, which inherently knows which SSP is being
administered, you must specify the SSP name when working with this collection of properties through
the command line.
The trusted data providers command-line feature does not support reading the existing list of trusted
data providers or the property values. If you want to view the existing property values, use the SSP’s
Trusted Data Providers administration page.
To work with this collection of properties through the command line, you must know the location of
the stsadm.exe file. This executable is installed on each MOSS server as part of the setup, and the file is
located in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\bin\, for
The syntax for working with the command line is fairly standard. See the “Command-Line Options for
Trusted File Locations” section earlier in this chapter for an overview.