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

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SQL Server 2012 Express Report Services report builder button not visible

I am trying to run SQL Server 2012 Express Report Services on Windows 7. I finally have it configured, but I'm not sure the missing steps that is preventing the Report Builder button from being ...
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SSRS Reports Manager Security Configuration

I happen to be setting up a reporting server at work from scrach. Having very little almost no experience of sql server administration I am finding it really difficult to configure the security ...
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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 - 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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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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Best Possible Solution for Reporting Mirroring or Replication?

Hi I have SQL SERVER 2008R2 Data Centre Edition and I use SSRS and a Vendor application for reporting. I have a Reporting Server where we backup and restore everyday from Live Server to have Data ...
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Is it possible to configure Reporting Services to emit browser compatibility headers?

We have a dashboard that hosts some Reporting Services (2008) reports within frames. The dashboard runs in the browser's standards compliance mode, but this is causing some of the reporting services ...
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Where to put ReportServer and ReportServerTempDB databases?

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 database server that hosts a data warehouse database. On this server is also installed SQL Server Reporting Services, and its two databases ReportServer and ...
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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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Can non-domain-connected users use Report Builder

I'm dealing with a scenario where SSRS is being provided to remote clients on a different domain. We've discovered that they can launch Report Builder (a ClickOnce application) from their Report ...
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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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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services: “Unable to connect to the remote server”

I am trying to install SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services on Windows Server 2008, but all the web interface says after adding the feature and confirming all the default settings in Reporting Services ...
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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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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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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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Reporting Services TempDB keeps going into restoring mode

I am looking into an issue with SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services. It has been working fine until yesterday morning. Now I notice that ReportServerTempDB keeps on going into Restoring... mode. I ...
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Page Break is splitting in the middle of a single row in SSRS

I have an SSRS report for an Invoice and it generally works perfectly but occasionally it will page break in the middle of a row in the main Tablix. The row will split and leave part of the text on ...
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How to change x-axis labels in a report

I am creating a trend report, in which the x-axis labels are first laywr as year (2014), second quarter (1,2), third period (month) (3,1), fourth week (3,4,5,1,2). I need to change these labels as ...
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SSRS Reports on WUXGA Displays

We use WUXGA displays (1920 x 1200), and have lots of SSRS reports. Since these reports need to be printed once in a while the layout is adjusted to A4. However when the users look at the reports on ...
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how to rebuild / reinstall ssrs (reportserver, reportservertempdb) databases?

Our server crashed. We got it back up and running however, the mentioned databases have been corrupted. Is there a programmatic / automatic way of rebuilding or reinstalling the SSRS databases? If ...
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Problem with sorting matrix groups in SSRS

I've hit the following issue in SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services This is a slightly odd and complicated situation: I have a table containing various groups and within each group is also embedded a ...
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How to configure SSRS (SQL Server 2012) to run on a different instance, but same server as SharePoint

I have an instance of SQL Server 2012 running on Windows 2008R2 along side another instance of SQL Server 2012 that is running SharePoint (I think it is SharePoint 2010). When I try to access the ...
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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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Where and how to store my weird datamart

I could really use some help here. Here's my situation. I'm building a datamart in SQL Server 2005, which will furnish a single report (for now). We have 26 clients (medical organizations) that ...
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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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Calling a MySQL stored procedure with parameters in SSRS reporting through ODBC

In SSRS, when I pass hard-coded values to my stored procedure, it works fine. But it doesn't work when I try to pass the parameters. Can you please tell me the right syntax for calling MySQL stored ...
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SSRS Deployment

I have developed and deploy my reports on report server in LAN. but I want to deploy my reports on report server which is not in LAN. means I need a setup or package which can run at client end ...
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Image fades on the SSRS report

We have a SSRS report built using Report Builder 3. There is a coloured logo on top of this report which is displayed correctly when see the report on screen, print it or export it to Word. However ...
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Troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services unexpected error

I have an error implementing reports on reporting services from Visual Studio 2005 but I can do it from the Reports Manager Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Versión 10.0.5500.0. The ...
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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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How to create column

I am new to ssrs report designing can any one help me in this I have two question 1) How to create a column to input user data and after that I need to perform some operations on data enter by ...
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why would command text not execute at all?

in my report i have:: <CommandText>SELECT column1, column2, 'poop' from mytable </CommandText> i am using sql server profiler to see exactly what statement is ...
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SSRS Timeline Chart for each day / minute

I'm asked to make a Timeline Bar Chart with SSRS 2012. There should be 1 chart per day/employee, and this chart should have a x-axis of 1440 minutes (or 24 hours). The bar should have 2 different ...
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Can I programmatically generate reports that are emailed as Excel docs from SSRS?

I've searched already and don't see (or can't decipher) a solution for my issue. I have SSRS emailing a report for 1 district (with 12 retail stores). However, each Region has over 8 Districts, and I ...
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RSExecRole missing

I have multiple servers and 4 of them have reporting services installed with the ReportServer & ReportServerTempDB databases. A few days ago I was setting up security for a new login and I found ...
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Issue With SSRS Emailing Reports As PDFs

I have a strange issue that I'm unable to find the answer to online or by looking at it myself. Basically when I set up an email subscription for a report I've created in SSRS Report Builder (2008); ...
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Can I run a Report Server and a Mirror server from a working Log Shipping secondary instance? [closed]

Our setup: City A - Primary server for logshipping City B - Secondary server for logshipping Now there is a lot of data being updated from A - B. And the server in City B is underutilized, and it ...
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Does installing SQL Server Database Engine and Reporting Services in Azure require two virtual machines?

We are evaluating moving a large-ish web application comprising ASP.NET, Classic ASP and SQL Server Reporting Services into Azure, and we want to know the "best practice" for installing the Database ...
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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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SSRS report viewer - log on failed (rsLogonFailed)

I was redirected here from StackOverflow... I have set up a web based report viewer using the SSRS reportviewer control (sql server 2008 r2) including the ability to specify credentials. When I ...
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SQL Server Reporting Services Slow TotalTimeDataRetrieval Fast ExecuteReaderTime

I wrote a report that is executed by a few hundred users each day and the underlying stored procedure for the data set only takes milliseconds to execute. According to the ReportServer.dbo....
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How do you authenticate the database connection when using Reporting Services Forms authentication?

I'm looking into using Forms authenticaiton for SSRS. I got it working using Microsoft's sample found here: http://msftrsprodsamples.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=SS2008!Security%20Extension%20Sample ...
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Time Out issue, can I set the Ping Property?

I have some reports which I access through the Report Manager interface and view using a Report Viewer. If I leave a report open in the viewer then my session never times out. I believe this is ...
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An unknown error occurred while processing the request on the server [closed]

I have an asp.net 4.0 application with a button that opens a SSRS report. This works fine on my development machine and I can open the report directly with report manager but when I try to access the ...
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SQL Server 2008 with SP1 Updating to SP3

I am considering applying this Service Pack 3 in a SQL Server 2008 with SP1, however I was not able to find if there are any drawbacks in this process, specially regarding to Replication Services and ...
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SSRS max upload size limitations

We are working on a WiX project for deploying our large application (the server side of the application, that is.) The customer has the choice to have the application server, the SQL Server and the ...
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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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Real Time SQL Server Analysis Services Cube Processing Report

I would like to know if there is a way to generate a report to determine which SQL Server Analysis Services cubes are processing using SQL Server Reporting Services? I would like to be able to run ...
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Options for setting NOLOCK hint in dataset queries

Some context: At first we wrote reports just "straight up", without any locking hints in the queries. With the larger reports this would sometimes cause locking problems. At first we remedied this by ...