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Learning SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Chapter 5. Working with the Report Manager

In Chapter 2, Report Manager was briefly introduced. To recapitulate, Report Manager is a management tool for the Report Server. It acts as a middle man between users and the Report Server. Also recall the many tasks that can be performed by the Report Manager.

In this chapter, we will look at some of the basic tasks that one can perform with the tool. Specifically the following hands-on exercises allow you get a good handle on working with this very important tool:

  • Creating, deleting, and modifying folders

  • Assigning users (or group) to roles and permissions to access reports

  • View, print, and search

  • Windows user access to a report on the Report Manager

  • Deploying reports

  • Creating a new data source and generating ...

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