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ReportingService2005.ValidateExtensionSettings Method (String, ParameterValueOrFieldReference[])


Validates Reporting Services extension settings.

Namespace:   ReportService2005
Assembly:  ReportService2005 (in ReportService2005.dll)

public ExtensionParameter[] ValidateExtensionSettings(
	string Extension,
	ParameterValueOrFieldReference[] ParameterValues


Type: System.String

The name of the extension as it appears in the report server configuration file. Valid values are Report Server Email and Report Server FileShare.

Type: ReportService2005.ParameterValueOrFieldReference[]

An array of ParameterValueOrFieldReference objects representing the settings to validate for the extension.

Return Value

Type: ReportService2005.ExtensionParameter[]

An array of ExtensionParameter objects that contain validated extension settings and any required settings that were not specified.

The table below shows header and permissions information on this operation.

SOAP Headers

(Out) ServerInfoHeaderValue

Required Permissions


The ExtensionParameter objects that are returned by the ValidateExtensionSettings method contain the following items:

  • All valid setting values specified in the ParameterValues parameter

  • Settings with values that are not valid contain an error message (Error property of the ExtensionParameter class).

  • The names of all required settings that were not specified in the ParameterValues parameter with a Required property of the ExtensionParameter class set to a value of true.


Currently, the ValidateExtensionSettings method supports delivery extensions. Other extensions are not yet supported by this method.

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