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

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Opening reports using URL access

A user's access reports are published using many techniques. Even though the Web Portal given with Reporting Services is heavily used for viewing reports, some solutions use different techniques for accessing reports. One way of accessing reports in Reporting Services is, URL Access that enables accessing all reports via Reporting Services Web Service.

URL Access allows us to send necessary commands to the Report Server through the URL. There are various commands that can be used for passing instructions. These commands facilitate submitting name of the report, values for parameters, rendering format, and much more. Let us explore the URL Access along with some commands.

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