Summary

In this chapter, we looked at accessing Report Servers from three different kinds of applications, namely, SSIS, WPF Application, and SharePoint Site. SQL Server Integration Services can be used to look at Report Servers using the Web Service Task but still some of the parts are hard to configure. The Windows Presentation Foundation class project as well as the Windows Forms project can make use of a Web Browser control to access Report Servers useful for developers desiring to integrate reports with desktop/Web applications. Finally, reports on a Native mode Report Server can be brought into folder, traversed and viewed by using SharePoint Web parts, the Report Explorer, and the Report Viewer.

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