Monday, April 25, 2016

SharePoint 2013: No Excel Calculation Services is available in the farm


You perform a routine check of web front end server event logs and see the following application event:
Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft-SharePoint Products-Excel Services Application
Date:          [date/time]
Event ID:      5234
Task Category: Web Front End
Level:         Error
User:          NT AUTHORITY\IUSR
Computer:      WFE1
No Excel Calculation Services is available in the farm.
Event Xml:


  1. Researched online; found posting suggesting that Excel Calculation Services was not started.
  2. Checked this service on all servers (2 WFE, 1 APP): not started on any server.
  3. Started service on APP server.  Then monitored application event logs on all farm servers for this event.


  1. Verify that the Excel Calculation Services service is started.


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