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

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Configuring data alerts

In addition to subscriptions, SharePoint can also alert you when specific conditions occur within the data of your report. For example, if monthly revenue drops a set value you wish to be alerted. Alerts allow you to know when something significant with your data has occurred.

Getting ready

There's not much to do, other than have a report in your document library, whose data source has been configured for unattended execution as you saw in the previous recipe.

How to do it...

  1. Navigate to the folder containing the report.
  2. Execute the report by clicking on its name.
  3. In the upper left corner is a tiny menu, Actions. Click it:

    How to do it...

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