Chapter 2. Installing Reporting Services

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Choose an appropriate edition, server mode, and deployment topology of Reporting Services for your reporting requirements.

  • Install Reporting Services.

  • Configure Reporting Services in native mode or SharePoint integrated mode.

In Chapter 1, you learned how Reporting Services components create a reporting platform. In this chapter, you learn how your reporting platform can be deployed on one or more servers, what requirements must be met before installing Reporting Services, and what steps to perform to install and configure Reporting Services correctly.

Planning for Installation

Before you can begin installing Reporting Services, you must make several decisions ...

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