Chapter 4. Installing Reporting Services

In Chapter 1, you learned how Reporting Services components create a reporting platform. Making sure you have all the right combinations of hardware and software for the SQL Server edition you want to use and then getting SQL Server installed and configured can be challenging because the product documentation spreads this information out across multiple subject areas. In this chapter, we consolidate this information so that you can see at a glance the requirements to meet before installing Reporting Services, how to proceed through the installation process, and what steps to perform to configure Reporting Services correctly.

Reviewing hardware and software requirements

Before you proceed with the installation ...

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