Section 14.1. Getting Started

14.1. Getting Started

The examples in this chapter use the AdventureWorks database and sample reports. Follow these instructions to install and deploy the sample reports:

  1. From the Start menu, select Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Documentation and Tutorials Samples Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Samples to install the sample reports.

  2. Open the solution C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Samples\Reporting Services\Report Samples\AdventureWorks Sample Reports\AdventureWorks Sample Reports.sln.

  3. Select the Production solution configuration (instead of the default, Debug) on the standard toolbar.

  4. From the main menu, select Build Deploy AdventureWorks Sample Reports to publish the reports.

  5. http://<servername>/reports. If your report server is on the local machine, enter the URL http://localhost/reports. The AdventureWorks Sample Reports folder is listed in the Report Manager contents, as shown in Figure 14-1.

  6. Click the AdventureWorks Sample Reports folder to view the reports it contains. Click one of the reports to render it.

Figure 14-1. Report Manager

Programming SQL Server 2005
Programming SQL Server 2005
ISBN: 0596004796
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 147
Authors: Bill Hamilton © 2008-2017.
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