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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Configuring the service account of Reporting Services

The service account for Reporting Services is assigned during the installation, it is configured to run the Reporting Services service within the context of a specific Windows account. Installation allows you to select a local account, domain user account, or built-in account for the service. Once set, the installation makes sure that the account has the required permissions to access resources and run processes related to Reporting Services by adding the account to relevant security groups.

If you need to view or reconfigure the assigned account, Microsoft recommends that you use Reporting Services Configuration Manager without using Services Desktop Application. You might change the assigned ...

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