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Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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URL access

One way to access the Report Server, Native or SharePoint Integrated, is by sending a URL request. This is quite useful in the absence of the report manager. Sending a request to the URL allows you to customize the rendering of the report in both modes of Report Server installations. You can customize the report by utilizing specific prefixes and parameter information, together with the URL request. This not only gives specific features of the report, but also the format in which you want the report to be rendered. Once you have fashioned the URL request string, all you need to do is just e-mail it or paste it as a link to a Web page, so that others can also access the report (assuming they have access to the Report Server). URL access ...

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