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Remote SQL Server Reporting Services

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager

When you installed System Center Service Manager 2010, you may have specified a different computer to host Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) than the computer that hosted the data warehouse management server. If, in your environment, SSRS is remote from the data warehouse management server, you must use the following procedures to prepare the computer that hosts SSRS for the upgrade:

  • Copy Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.Code.dll from the Service Manager installation media to the computer that is hosting SSRS.

  • Add an Extension tag to the existing Data segment in the rsreportserver configuration file on the same computer.

If you used the default instance of SQL Server, use Windows Explorer to drag Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.Code.dll (which is located in the Prerequisites folder on your Service Manager installation media) to the folder \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer\Bin on the computer that is hosting SSRS. If you did not use the default instance, the path of the required folder is \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.<INSTANCE_NAME>\Reporting Services\ReportServer\Bin. In the following procedure, the default instance name is used.

To copy the Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.Code.dll file

  1. On the computer that will host the remote SSRS, open an instance of Windows Explorer.

  2. Perform one of the following steps, depending on which version of SQL Server 2008 you are using:

    1. For SQL Server 2008 SP1, locate the folder \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer\Bin.

    2. For SQL Server 2008 R2, locate the folder \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10_50.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer\Bin.

  3. Start a second instance of Windows Explorer, locate the drive that contains the Service Manager installation media, and then open the Prerequisites folder.

  4. In the Prerequisites folder, click Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.Code.dll and drag it to the folder that you located in either step 2a or step 2b.

To add an Extension tag to the Data segment in the rsreportserver.conf file

  1. On the computer that is hosting SSRS, locate the file rsreportserver.config in the following folder:

    1. For SQL Server 2008 SP1, locate \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer

    2. For SQL Server 2008 R2, locate \Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10_50.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer

  2. Using an XML editor of your choice (such as Notepad), open the rsreportserver.config file.

  3. Scroll through the rsreportserver.config file, and locate the <Data> code segment. There is only one <Data> code segment in this file.

  4. Add the following Extension tag to the <Data> code segment where all the other Extension tags are:

    <Extension Name="SCDWMultiMartDataProcessor" Type="Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.MultiMartConnection, Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Reporting.Code" />
    
  5. Save the changes, and close the XML editor.

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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