SQL Server Reporting Services, a web based reporting tool produced by Microsoft and bundled with SQL Server.

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Phantom comparison data in SQL Server Reporting Services - How do I remove it? [closed]

I'm trying to write a query that will allow me to include or exclude a filter in my where statement based on whether a parameter passed in is set to true or false. So far my statement is IF ...
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SQL Server and msbi relation and difference [closed]

With SQL Server 2008R2, we have analysis services, reporting services, and data moving and manipulation services with SQL Server Management Studio. So why do we need SSIS, SSRS, and SSAS?
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SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) - Blocked process on ReportServer, SP CheckSessionLock [duplicate]

We frequently see blocking on our SSRS box which houses both front-end Report Manager ReportingService and the SQL database engine with ReportServer & ReportServerTempDB Catalog databases ...
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SSRS Blocking Processes

We have a busy SSRS Reporting server (SQL Server 2008 R2) on which we see frequent blocking between the below processes: [dbo].[CheckSessionLock] [dbo].[WriteLockSession] We are aware that some ...
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ReportServerTempDB - SessionLock table Locked [duplicate]

When a number of SSRS reports are run in a short period of time, I see a number of locks occur on the ReportServerTempDB. The table locked is dbo.SessionLock. The locks sit there until I restart the ...
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Reporting services setup procedure on present SQL 2008 [closed]

How do you install, configure and setup SSRS SQL 2008 on present SQL "Production server" with 50 databases. I am doing this to save in Licenses but I don't know if there is a better way to implement ...
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Are SQL Server in-place upgrades as ill advised as they used to be?

I have been working with SQL server on and off since SQL Server 6.5, the old advice that still rings in my head was never to do an in-place upgrade. I'm currently upgrading my 2008 R2 DEV and TEST ...
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SSRS dynamic data retrieved from another dataset

I want to get data(dynamic)according to the data in another dataset and put the result in textbox of the different dataset. Right now, the data I get is static and I tried to use many expressions but ...
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Why won't my subscription parameter value stick?

I've set up an "Aggregate level" parameter on a SSRS report, so that I could easily schedule subscriptions for daily, weekly and monthly aggregates. The parameter has a Text datatype, and doesn't ...
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Nulling other Date parameters in SSRS on selection of one

I have set up multiple dates as input parameters and in SQL query, I've set up the WHERE clause like: WHERE datecol1 >= @date1 OR (@date1 IS NULL) So that handles dates as optional parameters. I ...
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How to keep the structure of the Tablix when there is no data to show

We have a SSRS report which shows the result of a dataset in a tablix. If the query in the dataset returns no data, the header of the Tablix gets displayed but not the tablix cells below the header. I ...
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alert when any job in a job category fails

Is it possible to set up an alert in SQL Server 2008 that will send an e-mail anytime a job in a specific category fails? I am wondering because I would like to set up an e-mail anytime an SSRS ...
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Is it possible to have SSRS generate report while a parameter is being typed?

I have only been using SSRS for a few weeks now and from what I have seen, I know that we create a dataset, define parameters (I do it by using a paramaterized stored procedure and linking that to a ...
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How to pass SSRS params into a URL

I have Native SSRS configured on a 2012 instance (11.0.2100). I have two reports with images that act as buttons to toggle between the chart report and the detail report. I want to configure the ...
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SSRS REPORT average

how to calculate average values of two cells vertically in SSRS. I need average of 8.587 and 9.307 in 'Avg TO date' in 'Plant Avg'. I'm very new to SSRS. please help me. I also want to merge two ...
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SSRS Scrolling Issue

My report column headers are not visible when I scoll down my report in SSRS. The screenshot below shows what is happening. The Tablix properties are set to keep the row and column headers visible ...
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Specify windows account for SSRS data source in SSDT project

In the properties of a data source in SSRS, I can specify a Windows domain account to use, like this: This data source was originally deployed from a SSDT project and I need these settings to be ...
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Can't uninstall SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

I have encountered the error on SQL Server 2008 R2 where Report Builder 3 fails to load with error Microsoft.ReportingServices.ComponentLibrary.Controls.dll, has a different computed hash than ...
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File size increased X3 with new Microsoft reporting services pdf rendering extension

I have upgraded from SQL server SSRS 2008 to 2014 When I create a PDF using the same code my PDF file sizes have now increased 3 times. The only difference is Microsoft reporting services pdf ...
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SSRS report slow on initial query of the day

I am trying to fix an issue where an SSRS report is slow for the initial query of the day. I have tried using the solution described here: Solving issue with first long starting report on SSRS 2008 ...
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How to Resolve a Case of "The tablix 'xyz' contains an invalid DataSetName in SSRS?

I am getting the following stubborn error in an SSRS 2012 report: Deploying report 'abc'. Warning : The tablix 'xyz' contains an invalid DataSetName (Expected: ‘DataSet1’; Actual: ‘DataSet2’). The ...
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SSRS with database on different server

On server lab01 was installed SQL Server and SSRS. On second server lab02 is installed only SSRS. When I configured Reporting Services Configuration Manager I create new database and given name ...
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Migrating reports from SSRS 2005 to SSRS 2014 and SSAS 2005 cube to SSAS 2014?

As SQL Server 2005 end of life is getting closer I'm facing inevitable job of migrating databases, SSIS packages, SSRS reports and SSAS cubes. Since newest version of SQL Server is SQL Server 2014 we ...
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Trying to correct query for SSRS report

I have the following query below which produces this report for me: I am trying to bring in cc.valid_to so that I can change the expressions for a conditional formatting to reference against that but ...
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Conditional formatting based on number of days in SSRS against a cell value in reference to another field

I have a SSRS report where I have cell displaying a field called activity_date. I would like this to be colour coded based on a number of days against another dataset field called valid_to where if it ...
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2 SSRS Instances, one in native mode and one in sharepoint integrated mode with PowerPivot and PowerView on same server

Wanted to know if I can have two SSRS instances on the same server, one in native mode and one in SharePoint integrated mode. I have one SSRS instance in native mode on a SQL server default instance ...
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Bulk changing SSRS schedules

I have around 100 SQL Server Reporting Services subscriptions that I need to change the schedule on. The schedules are all standalone, not shared. Is there a way that I can easily bulk change the ...
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Date picker is dynamic in SSDT but not in SSRS

Running SQL Server 2012 SP1 and SSDT from same distribution. (VS2010) When I display a report in SSDT the date selector on a date parameter is dynamic or responsive. When you click on the date ...
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Deploying SSRS reports on an “Air Gapped” report server without SSDT?

Whats the simplest way to deploy multiple reports (.rdl) along with the respective data sources to a machine which cannot be connected to from Visual Studio? I can only place files at a given ...
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encryption key for SQL Server 2012 Reporting services [closed]

Is it required to have an encryption key for SQL Server 2012 Reporting services?
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Order column data in a tablix in SSRS

I have created a report with following data Age_Category Count 31-40 10 41-50 20 51-60 30 61 and Over 40 Under 30 50 Now I want to order "Age_Category" column ...
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Color formatting Pie Charts in SSRS 2008 R2

I have a pie chart with Categories(Male, Female) with Percentages. If I want to color format Male and Female portion of the chart, what is the approach?
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Reporting Services Dataset - Login failed for user - SQL User

I have two SQL Server 2012 Development Edition machines setup for testing purposes. One is a reportserver and one is a database server. I've configured the report server such that it's database is on ...
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How does one create a Matrix Report to convert sql columns as rows? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a product listing. Naturally Sql prints the data vertically forming rows after rows like this: Rowa. product_img#1|Product_name|Product_price|Product_short_description Rowb. ...
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Adding a Quarter column every three months in a report in SSRS

This is driving me a bit bonkers. It seems like it should be easy but SSRS has me stumped. I want to create a report of our customers displaying the monthly sales totals and display the Quarter ...
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SSRS - Graph Line Value for Parameter

For the purpose of reporting database growth, I am created everything except one and most important thing. In SSDT I'm created report, which contains graph line which need to be show in depend of ...
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What does the presence of rsAccessDenied mean?

I'm troubleshooting a SSRS security issue where one user is being denied access, while another user with apparently identical settings is working as expected. I'm seeing "The permissions granted to ...
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What is the best tool for reporting? [closed]

I usually work with SQL Server SSAS, I have almost finished my cube and MDX queries, but I don't know anything about the next step. I take a look at SSRS but I didn't like it too much. I'm trying to ...
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SSRS Matrix Report - Count for NULL data

I have a SSRS Matrix Report for data quality in our warehouse. We use this report to display invalid values in specific fields during specific time period. For example, Missing/Invalid Postcode, My ...
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SSRS Migration 2008 to 2014 - InternalCatalogException secDesc != null

We're migrating side by side from SSRS 2008 Web to SSRS 2014 Enterprise. I followed the steps: backup encryption key backup databases (ReportServer and ReportServerTempDB) restored databases on 2014 ...
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SSRS Dynamic Columns with Sub-report

I have a SSRS report with a set of dynamic columns presenting summary data. I want to run a sub-report under the grouped columns but the only way I can do this is to put the sub-report outside of the ...
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SSRS Report drop down parameters. Use SP or embeded SQL query for datasource?

When I create SSRS reports I create stored procedures to bring data into my report. When I create the report parameters I just embed SQL code directly in to the parameter/SSRS report. Should I also ...
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Configuring Reporting Services - ExecutionLogDaysKept

Is it possible to set Reporting Services options when Reporting Services is not installed on a server? Is this how a SQL Server instance used by SharePoint works? I'm a new DBA (very junior...), and ...
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Is there a way to set the data source in Report Manager for whole folder rather than each report?

I have few reports under different folders in Report Manager. Is there a way to set the data source for the whole folder rather than each report individually? There is also a folder where reports ...
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Calculate Difference in Overlapping Time in PostgreSQL / SSRS

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.2 and SSRS 3.0. I'm trying to calculate the difference in non-overlapping time entries in a timesheet. My data looks like this: I would like this to return: I can get ...
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See SQL Server Reporting Services Reports without logging in?

I have installed SQL Server 2015 with SSRS and I have some reports I need to run, but in order to access http://reportsserver/Reports I need to start Internet Explorer in administrator mode. This is ...
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Is it poor practice to aggregate data from different tables into one?

Background I write a lot of large reports for and generally maintain a large health records DB (write SPs, functions, jobs, etc.). The original schema, and software that uses it, is from a different ...
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Cannot login to SQL Server from Visual Studio, same credentials work on SSRS page

I am running into a strange issue. I have a SQL Server login that I use for running reports on SSRS. When I go to the SSRS page I can modify the stored credentials to use that login: Now when I ...
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Report Server ( [162] Internal request to deactivate schedule ) error ( SQL Server 2008 R2 )

This is the error: [162] Internal request (from SetJobNextRunDate [reason: schedule will not run again]) to deactivate schedule N The Image: Has anyone seen this? I have no idea what is ...
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What are the user privileges required to for an ssrs report owner to 'send email'

Yes, this question is a duplicate to: SSRS - rsAccessDenied error but that question is 2 years old and unanswered...so I thought I might try again. Our DBA has recently departed leaving ...