Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In this chapter, you learned about each of the five administration pages devoted to Excel Services. You
navigated your way through Central Administration to reach Excel Services administration pages and
learned about each of the properties presented on those pages. The stsadm command-line interface was
introduced, and you used this feature to make administrative changes to Excel Services.
You were able to locate the key components of ULS on your system. You successfully loaded the
Diagnostic Logging page, where you identified the administrative controls for ULS that affect both the
event and trace logs. Additional monitoring features were discussed, and you were able to add an Excel
Services performance counter to the Performance Monitoring application.
The chapter concluded by introducing you to the international administration features for Excel
Services. You were able to add a language pack to your system and witnessed the benefits first-hand.
The use of a data culture was explained, and then you created a workbook using both implicit and
explicit data formatting to see how the data culture is used for that formatted data.
To summarize, you should now know how to do the following:
Use each of the Excel Services administration pages
Use the stsadm command-line interface to administer Excel Services
Use the key components of ULS, including trace logs and event logs
Use the Diagnostic Logging Page to administer ULS
Use performance counters to monitor Excel Services
Use language packs to extend Excel Services international support
Use the data culture to control workbook data formatting
Chapter 8 covers a wide range of methods that enable you to secure your environment while using
Excel Services to support your scenarios.