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

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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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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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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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SSRS Domain Migration

My company is currently going through a data center migration. We are now down to the SQL Servers and this includes SSRS. The bad thing that is going to hit us is the current SSRS server is being ...
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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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How does rsconfig know which config file to update?

We are in the process of migrating some work from Microsoft SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2012. As part of that process, we've been using rsconfig.exe to reconfigure some reporting services instances ...
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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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SSRS 2008R2 Range Chart Three Range Values (Bars) How to draw a border around them?

I am creating a Range Chart with three date range values 1. Start/End Date 2. Start/End Date 3. Start/End Date grouped by category. My boss wants a border like a rectangle around all three bars ...
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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 ...
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How to add rows/columns to the table in runtime in SSRS 2008

Usually we design the table to have x number of rows and y number of columns in a report. But how can we create a report which adds the rows and columns dynamically at run time based on the result of ...
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How to hide rows in SSRS report?

I'm trying to figure out, how I can hide those rows in my report where Total Allocation and Total Cost IN BOTH COLUMNS TOGETHER are 0 in SSRS 2008. For example: Total Allocation Total Actual ...
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SSRS 2008 R2 setup issue

I have installed SSRS 2008 R2 on my desktop and server. When I hit the reports link on my desktop http://mypc/Reports_mypc/Pages/Folder.aspx all I get to see is this I cant create a new folder ...
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Order results from query to have a certain result at the top

I'm not sure there is even a way to do this, but thought I would ask anyway. I have the following example output from a query: Name Country Number -------------------------- Harry Germany ...
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SSRS 2008. subreport page breaking issue migrating SSRS 2005 reports over to 2008

I'm moving over several hundred reports that were created in SSRS 2005 over to an SSRS 2008 server, and most run fine when copying the .rpt files over, but the reports that have sub-reports don't page ...
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SSRS partial printing issue

We have SSRS 2005 that publishes reports. The reports are often as big as 1000-3000 pages. So the problem is that when the users try to print the report, it prints some of the pages and stops. And ...
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SSRS switch statement

I have a report with a variable number of columns. I can hide columns with the ismissing function based on an expression like Iif(Fields!Site.ismissing, true, false). However, the hidden columns still ...
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Possible to run multiple Reporting Services (SSRS) instances on different machines with databases on same machine?

With SQL Server 2012, can SSRS instances be setup on two different machines, with both instances using the same machine for their SQL Server databases? Machine 1 SQL Server 2012 Database Server ...
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Views - Indexes/Keys/Execution Plans

I am working with a SQL 2005 database server that contains multiple databases and tables that are replicated from various sources. No one but administrators have access to this server. There is a ...