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

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Where are connections to databases made from when using SSRS?

If I have SSRS set up in the following format Server 1 : Running SQL Server, hosting the SSRS database Server 2 : Running SSRS, configured to store metadata on Server 1 database And SSRS reports ...
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Get the Messages stream in an SSRS RDL Report

So I'm trying to troubleshoot a particular SSRS RDL Report that literally takes forever to run (mostly because it has a mile of SQL to run). My question is: Is there any way to retrieve the execution ...
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2 SSRS Instances, one in native mode and one in sharepoint integrated mode 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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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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SSRS executionlog having rowcount 0

I'm reviewing some execution logs for long running queries in SSRS. A common thread I'm seeing is reports that seem to take a few hours to process, with a rowcount of 0. I'm using the following query ...
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Resource cost of a blocked query

I'm currently reviewing a case where an SSRS server is experiencing frequent blocking and deadlocking. The reports are not business-critical, and they are frequently killed to alleviate the blocking. ...
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Subreport Only Works In Some Situations

I have built a report that's a sort of "Landing Page" for two other reports. This report has two parameters, both of which can accept blank ("") values (not null). One of the reports is a "search" ...
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Send parameter from a report to another SSRS 2010

I would like to send parameter from a report1 to report2 in action of textbox (in report1), I found just tuto for sending parameter to Subreports. Some help
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Unable to patch,uninstall or repair Reporting Sevices

I appear to have a corrupt installation of Reporting Sevices (2008) that I cannot repair or uninstall. Trying to repair this feature I get an error Message that says "The SQL Server feature ...
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SSRS shared data sources and shared schedule

I am cleaning up our existing SSRS (report server) and would like a few suggestions and best practices in terms how it should be used. Currently each report has a connection and schedule. Would it be ...
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SSRS Subscription Error: “Failure sending mail: Report processing has been canceled by the user. Mail will not be resent.”

On the report Subscriptions page, under "Status" for Last Run, it has the following error: Failure sending mail: Report processing has been canceled by the user. Mail will not be resent. It's a ...
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Prevent Subscription to report from running on a holiday

I have a SQL Server that I am using for building and distributing reports. I have built all the packages for importing data as needed as SSIS packages. These reports only need to be run after the ...
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Tempdb tables, table in database or even cte for usp for reporting

I am about to start a project for SSRs report base on a USP. The procedure will have to use two cursors to compare orders v stock position (similar to a mrp run ): I am thinking of storing the data ...
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How can I tell which data sources are being used in SSRS?

We have a bunch of SSRS (2008) reports deployed to our web portal. We have edited some of the reports to use a shared data source different than the one with which it was originally deployed. I am ...
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Can I use rs.exe to Modify an SSRS data source?

We are migrating our databases to a new SQL server and I am trying to use rs.exe and an rss sript to batch update the database name in a number of SSRS data source connection strings. I have two ...
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Crazy SSRS Issue

We are working a data center migration and are to the SSRS boxes and I am having trouble. SSRS is installed on a server alone pointing to the ReportServer and ReportServerTempDB on a different SQL ...
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Unable to create a datasource. Datasource fails to 'test successfully' for SSRS

I imported an SSRS 2008 Datasource to SSRS 2012 using RS Scripter tool. The DB connection is the same for the SSRS 2008 and SSRS 2012 data source created. I can 'test successfully' the login/pw for ...
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SSRS URL Changes while navigating

I am trying to track down the root cause of this issue I keep seeing. We have SSRS running with a custom URL like https://reporting.companyname.com/reports. When I connect to that address I can ...
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general memory requirements for sql server 2008 r2

I'm not experienced with DBA work, but I'm trying to make a case for requesting additional resources for our sql server and was hoping I could get some smart folks to provide a rough rough estimate of ...
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SSRS appears to be ignoring Permissions set using Report Manager

I have setup SSRS on SQL Server 2008 in native mode. As an administrator I can login to report manager, upload reports and run them, and also use the Web Service URL to generate reports. I have also ...
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Windows Managed account to report subscription file share

Is it possible to used a Windows Managed account to access a file share in a Report subscription? When creating a Windows file share report subscription, on Step 4 - Create a data-driven ...
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SSRS issue with subreports

I have inherited a project using SSRS. One report uses an rdlc file that has subreports in. I need to change one of the subreports as there is a date issue with an expression. when I change the sub ...
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Reporting Services DBs not appearing in Management Studio, but can be queried?

I've set up a server with native reporting services, connected to a database server which hosts its two databases. I'm trying to run a backup of the two databases so I can add them to my availability ...
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Slow SSRS Report in production

I have an SSRS report which gets its data by firing a series of stored procedures. Now the report is timing out big time when run in production, yet when I pull down the prod database and restore to ...
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Formatting the output of SQL Server query

I am new to SQL Server and SSRS...and am trying to get a matrix report formatted correctly. My query is: select e.name, ea.element, case when ea.element = 'projected_status' then 'Projected ...
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SSRS Migration To a separate Network

We are building a new SSRS 2008R2 environment on a separate network. How can I migrate the reports from our current network to the new network? Can I backup the reports from the existing SSRS server ...
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SSRS 2008 - How to Total values from an expression

I'm trying to figure out how to total values from a calculated field. In the example below, I have the following expression: =IIF(Fields!Role.Value = "Contractor", Fields!actualwork.Value * 100, ...
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Restrict users from modifying datasources in SSRS

We had a situation lately when a particular user of the SSRS reports modified the datasources defined on the reporting server. These users have access rights to create ad-hoc reports using ...
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Deploy SSRS 2012 report to a distant Sharepoint 2010 server

My installation : - SQL server 2008 r2 + Sharepoint server (main farm) = VM1 - SQL server 2012 + SSRS 2012 (not native mode) = VM2 I would like, if possible , make my SSRS configuration manager ...
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Retrieve SPID For SSRS Request

Is it possible to determine what SPID was created to execute a SSRS report? I am trying to prevent users from running the same report multiple times. So what I was thinking of doing was retrieve the ...
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rsExecutionNotFound when directly accessing an SSRS report

I have an SSRS report that can I access from the Web Portal but once I try to access it directly through the URL, I get the following error: Execution 'xxx' cannot be found (rsExecutionNotFound). I ...
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SSRS Report Server Database Locations

I've recently inherited management of a large number of SSRS environments. I'm attempting to generate a list of all the database server/instance/names for each of the SSRS databases (not the data ...
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SQL Server Reporting Services (MSSQLSERVER) Process using high memory

We have the Reporting Services installed on our database but we are not actually using it. Generally, the running process takes up a few MB but all of a sudden it has jumped to 4GB. We have restarted ...
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User can create in SSRS, but can't manage objects

We have a user who can create, but is unable to manage objects in SSRS, even though he has content manager permissions and another user who has same permissions who is able to. It is SSRS 2008 R2, ...
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Using Switch in SSRS

In the below expression I am wanting to evaluate several things. I want to turn the value red if the material % is greater than 89.9 %. If it is not then look at the following. is the invoice amount ...
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Impact on SSRS of migration of SQL Server from 2008 to 2012

As part of my project, we are upgrading SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2012. We have a separate SSRS 2008 instance running on a separate machine which interact with these existing 2008 database ...
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Why can't I access IIS Manager on my server with Reporting Services installed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 Server running SQL Server 2012 (including SSRS). I've noticed that the site is intermittently slow on first run, and found this blog post about the cause and how to fix ...
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Which is faster in process time?

I have a script that uses aggregate functions many times, and that might cause the slowdown of my script. And I thought to simplify my script and do all the summation/addition/concatenation on the ...
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How to set the Tablix Outer border width weight?

In SSRS 2008 R2, a Tablix has got a property as 'Border Width Weight'. I assumed by assigning a vale to this property (e.g.3 pt) , we can define the outer border's width weight. But it does nothing. ...
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Find the median of a calculated field in SSRS 2012

I have a start date and an end date, and am calculating the weekdays in between with the following: I created a calcuated field called CountWeekDays, and it equals: ...
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Connect a linked server to MS Reporting Service?

I've got a MYSQL server setup as a linked server in MS SQL server 2008. Can someone tell me if it is possible to generate reports from this server? How do I connect it to Reporting Services?
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How to keep the structure of the Tablix and Field names when there is no data to show [duplicate]

When the data set returns no data, the tablix column headers display, but I also need the detail rows to display with a blank or zero for all fields. Adding an additional row to the tablix is not an ...
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How to include categories for which there are no values in an ssrs chart

I've got a query that gets some data points for the last 6 months (prior to current), akin to this: SELECT [DataPoint], [When] FROM Table WHERE [When] >= DATEADD(MONTH, -7, ...
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SSRS slow opening a Datasource

While optimizing a report, I discovered that the time reported by TimeDataRetrieval in ExecutionLog2 was a couple of seconds longer than the query times shown in SQL Server Profiler for that report ...
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Cannot Start SQL Server Reporting Service [closed]

That's the first time I use SSRS so my apologies if I'm asking something stupid. I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 already installed with SSRS. When I try to start the SQL Server Reporting Service I ...
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Expose temp tables to SSRS in stored procedure

Problem: Compare data of a given date range to the same data of up to 3 previous years, and display the tabular data and a graph in an SSRS report. However currently, my stored procedure that I have ...
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Date format in SSRS

I'm wondering if there is a setting in SSRS to indicate the date format. We need to show the dates in dd/mm/yyyy format on the reports and from what I can see in database the value has been stored ...
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SSRS Remote Database Connection Issue

I have installed SSRS 2008 R2 on Windows 2012 server. It is up and running. In the Configuration Manager, I have set it to point to remote Database on same network. Then on my own PC (also on ...
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Active directory automatic login to SSRS

I have a server running SSRS 2012 at address server1.olddomain.com. This is working fine. My users will be accessing this server from another address (the server is not physically moving). The new ...
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How to determine if SQL Server Reporting Services database is being used?

I have a SQL 2005 server that needs to be decommissioned. For regular databases, I have a couple scripts that look at sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats to determine last access. My normal process is to make ...