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

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Configuring e-mail with SharePoint

Reporting Services allows users to subscribe to reports, and have those reports e-mailed on a schedule. With SharePoint you can also create subscription based reports and have those e-mailed out. It does take a bit of set up however.

First, we'll need to configure the e-mail account for the Reporting Services application within SharePoint. Next, we'll have to provision SQL Server to allow SharePoint to manage these e-mail requests. This will put us in good stead for the next recipe, in which we will use this email address to manage subscriptions.

Getting ready

I'm sure it come as no surprise that you will need to have administrative rights to both the SharePoint and SQL Servers you are using. In addition, SQL Agent ...

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