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How to Schedule a Service Manager Report

Updated: December 1, 2010

Applies To: System Center Service Manager 2010 SP1

You can schedule a linked report to run on a regular basis to ensure that the information is up to date. To do this, use SQL Server Reporting Services Report Manager (SSRS). In SSRS Report Manager, you can schedule reports to run one time or on a continuous basis at intervals of hours, days, weeks, or months. You can do the following:

  • Schedule report delivery in a standard or data-driven subscription.

  • Schedule report history so that new snapshots are added to the report history at regular intervals.

  • Schedule time to refresh the data of a report snapshot.

  • Schedule the expiration of a cached report to occur at a predefined time so that it can be refreshed later.

To configure a schedule for a report, follow the procedure in the Scheduling Reports and Subscriptions topic in SQL Server 2008 Books Online (

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