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

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Convert spatial points data to line data for use in Line Layer in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

I have a query that returns the fields Order, Lat, Long, SpatialData, <OtherStuff>. SpatialData is a point. I want to create a line layer that draws lines between my points based on the order ...
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Does Reporting Services lock tables? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does SSRS lock the table when querying? I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2 and Reporting Services. Do the reports block other queries or are they executed in highly isolated ...
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Updating data from a report: any potential pitfalls?

Question: In general, are there any pitfalls with updating data from a SSRS report?* Context: More specific, I'm talking about this context: SSRS 2008 (with the option to upgrade, if needed). ...
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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 Report joining data sets in BID 2008

How can we join to Data sets in SSRS? For example we have Dataset1 and Dataset2 and the common columns between them are c1 and c2. I know we can use lookup, but wondering if there is a shortcut like ...
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Store SSRS Report export directly to database

As a requirement, I have to check for a certain condition on some data in the database, if the condition is true, then I have to create a pdf report and store it on a table. I have everything set up ...
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Page setup and print layout in SSRS Report

I'm creating a SSRS report using BID 2008 and have a couple of questions: Why is the page layout on the report different from print set up? For example I have set the page layout of the report in ...
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Creating a form using SSRS

We have some application forms in our system and want to define them as Reports using SSRS 2008 R2. So when users see the form on the screen and what to print it as a report in a print friendly format,...
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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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summary column in ssrs2005 matrix

Hi I create a monthly sale report. there is a week-to-date column at the end of each week, then the end of report, I need to a month-to-date column. The the column will display date and the row will ...
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Date and time parameter In msrs report

Hi I am looking to set up my report so the start date will always be say '14-09-2011 00:00:00' And the end date will always be '14-09-2011 23:59:59' Or in other words Start date will be 00:00 and end ...
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How should I deploy these SSRS reports?

I need to make a decision about deployment and security of some SSRS reports and would like some advice on what the most appropriate method is. We have 40+ sites that have access to information for ...
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SSRS calculated field strange behavior

I have a dataset with a calculated field: = IIF(String.IsNullOrEmpty(Fields!Event.Value), "\t", Fields!Event.Value) & ", " & IIF(String.IsNullOrEmpty(Fields!Action.Value), "\t", Fields!...
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How to create a summary report that contains other reports?

I have 4 reports that I run for 8 different environments. Each report creates a graph from some usage tables. It's very simple SQL that creates a very simple graph. The guy who used to do these ...
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uninstalling SSRS and SSIS from clustered SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

Due to the security recommendation, i will need to uninstall the unused SSRS and SSIS component from a production cluster SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1, so what is the caveats and what do I require to do to ...
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How to set the language of a doc to a DB field

Is there a way to set the language of a document body to a value fetch from the DB in SSRS? I tried with a simple expression and I got this error. I wonder what the best workaround is
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can I create an SSRS group without adding the group to the box itself and without using Active Directory?

I want to know if it is possible to create a group "internal" to SSRS without having to add the group to the ReportServer box itself. I do not have permissions to the box to create groups and/or add ...
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looking up a value in a table using ranges in SSRS [closed]

I have a fairly smple use case that I can never seem to figure out in SSRS. It has caused me great pain so I figured I would see if anyone knows the answer. In SSRS i have a query that returns a set ...
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Table values being cut-off by table lines

Is there a way in the SSRS table component to avoid that the values get cut-off by the lines of the table.
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can I add a custom SSRS e-mail subscription that forces the “TO” address

I would like to know if it is possible to add a custom delivery extension(?) in SSRS that will enable me to force a value into the "TO" address for particular subscriptions? Big picture: I am ...
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how to config SSRS 2005 email setting with google apps

My Company recently switches email service to google apps (asp.google.com). all the current subscriptions in SSRS2005 are configured to MS exchange server and no longer workable. Do someone knows how ...
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SSRS email subscription with custom file name on the attachment

I would like to set up an SSRS email subscription that attaches the report in PDF format to the email with a custom file name that changes daily. I was hopeful that I could to this via a data-driven ...
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why do SSRS reports run longer for a particular user

We have been receiving complaints from a particular SSRS user that her reports run slow. I investigated in the ExecutionLog table in the ReportServer database and I observed something strange. ...
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can I convert an integer to base-2 without a function

Here's a bit of a challenge. I am working with the table ReportServer.Schedule and there is a column called DaysOfWeek. I may not be using the proper terminology here, but this is an integer from ...
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How to do Row Level Security in SSRS 2008 R2 (or 2012) with Active Directory Groups?

I would like to create a single report that filters data based on what Active Directory group the user is in. Through various searches I see that Row Level Security is possible in SSRS in the Report ...
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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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Difference function in SSRS

I have a a column of dollar amounts that I want to calculate the running difference (opposite of sum() ? ) of. Does Reporting services have a diff function or something way that I can do a running ...
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encryption of SSRS subscription emails and attachments

Is it possible to set up an SSRS e-mail subscription, with an attachment, that is encrypted? POST ANSWER-ACCEPT UPDATE: Does the SMTPUseSSL switch in the RSReportServer.config file help me at all? ...
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Verification that my SSRS subscription was emailed to a valid address

I would like to know if it is possible to verify that an SSRS subscription that was set up to send an email sent it to a real address. That is, if I put in an email address that is not valid, can I ...
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Performance Improvement in SSRS' Reports [closed]

There are reports build in SSRS 2008 by some user. I need to improve the performance of the already-build reports. The reports fetches a lot of data and run very very slow. I googled and found ...
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Stored Procedure is not returning complete result

I am using the query as mentioned in the answer accepted in the question located at Stored Procedure doesn't show result in SQL Server Now when I run this SP with the values provided in the ...
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how to pull data source information on data-driven subscriptions

I would like to know more about the data-driven subscriptions on our ReportServer. I am specifically looking for what shared data sources are being used, but the connection string would also suffice. ...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Subscriptions

I have an installation of SQL Server 2008 R2. In the subscriptions section I do not see an icon or button to create data driven subscriptions; in the previous installation of SQL Server 2008, I do ...
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Allow a user to create folders and linked reports, but not “real” reports

I have a need to allow certain users the ability to create folders and linked reports within specified folders, but I don't want them to be able to put actual reports in those folders. Is there a ...
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Sum values at a group level rather than detail

I have an invoice report I'm developing for some project billing. The main tablix has several groups, in this order: ProjectGroup TicketGroup NoteGroup Details (actual billing details) The data ...
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async_network_io issues with BIDS

This is related to my previous question drastically different runtimes in BIDS and the SSRS Web Portal. I am struggling with refreshing some reports in BIDS because they run forever. I have now ...
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Can't connect to Analysis Services or Reporting Services on localhost

I'm able to connect to my SQL Server 2008R2 localhost Database Engine and Integration Services. However, when I try to connect to Analysis Services, it fails with the message: "A connection attempt ...
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Prevent Data Sources from being deployed outside designated folder

Before I just go ahead and put a really awful check constraint on the Catalog table, I wanted to solicit some better ideas first. I want to ensure that all shared data sources on our report server ...
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drastically different runtimes in BIDS and the SSRS Web Portal

I have a report in a BIDS project that has been deployed to our SSRS Web Portal. On the web, it renders within seconds. In BIDS, it takes upwards of seven minutes. I can see that the query runs ...
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SSRS Merge Data Across 2 Group Values

I have created a report for SSRS 2008 which produces the results below. What I am looking to achieve is for those results in pink, AD, to be under both AM and PM with the text centered i.e. merged ...
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Chart creation in BIDS 2008

Due to low reputation point i am not able to include the picture. I am trying to make u guys understand what i am asking for: I had created a report. And that Report contains these fields and ...
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data driven subscriptions in SSRS - pulling a password value from the database

If I create a data driven subscription in SSRS and use the query to return some value for the username and password, how "safe" is this password? Let me explain. I am looking to set up a data source ...
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SSRS: how to handle unavailability of service when datawarehouse is being rebuilt

We use SSIS to build datawarehouse (full Microsoft environment). This is legacy SSIS package that starts by truncating all tables in datawarehouse, run nightly. During this time, we restrict access ...
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Keep original column names in SSRS report designer 3.0?

I have a query that returns over a hundred columns. The column names contain important underscores, >, < and Uppercase/lowercase characters. However, when creating the reports, SSRS designer (3.0) ...
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SSRS set datasource of report model

I created a Report Model which will be consumed by the End users to create ad hoc reports using Report builder tool. The Report Model can be created using the Report Model Project in Business ...
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How to query EndDate value from ReportServer..Subscriptions.MatchData

In SQL 2008 R2, I'm putting together some administrative queries on SSRS metadata to check proper configuration, and other sorts of proactive things. While querying the ReportServer db, I've been ...
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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 ...
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Splitting a column in two and returning a summary of results

Lets take a very simple table Department | Staff Name ---------------------|--------------- Web - Electronics | Matthew Store - Electronics | Mark Web - Home | Luke Store - ...
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Execute Queries Against CMS within SSRS Reports?

Is it possible to execute queries against a Central Management Server (CMS) using SSRS? For example, I know of no way to tell a stored procedure that it is inherently supposed to call the CMS, so it ...
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Send SSRS Report Many Times Based on Sql Query

I have a user who is requesting that a legacy report (email subscription) that runs with multiple categories be modified to run based on which categories exist in the given date range. Thus instead of ...