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ReportingService2010.GetDataSourceContents Method (String)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Returns the contents of a data source.

Namespace:   ReportService2010
Assembly:  ReportService2010 (in ReportService2010.dll)

<SoapDocumentMethodAttribute("http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2010/03/01/ReportServer/GetDataSourceContents",
	RequestNamespace := "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2010/03/01/ReportServer",
	ResponseNamespace := "http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2010/03/01/ReportServer",
	Use := SoapBindingUse.Literal, ParameterStyle := SoapParameterStyle.Wrapped)>
<SoapHeaderAttribute("TrustedUserHeaderValue")>
<SoapHeaderAttribute("ServerInfoHeaderValue", Direction := SoapHeaderDirection.Out)>
Public Function GetDataSourceContents (
	DataSource As String
) As DataSourceDefinition

Parameters

DataSource
Type: System.String

The fully qualified URL of the data source including the file name and .rsds or .odc file name extension.

Return Value

Type: ReportService2010.DataSourceDefinition

ADataSourceDefinition object that contains the connection properties for the data source. The Password field is not retrieved from the server and this property of the DataSourceDefinition object is always set to null.

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

SOAP Header Usage

(In) TrustedUserHeaderValue

(Out) ServerInfoHeaderValue

Native Mode Required Permissions

ReadContent

SharePoint Mode Required Permissions

OpenItems

Legacy Code Example

Imports System
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Text
Imports System.Web.Services
Imports System.Web.Services.Protocols

Class Sample

    Public Shared Sub Main()

        Dim rs As New ReportingService2010()
        rs.Url = "http://<Server Name>" + _
            "/_vti_bin/ReportServer/ReportService2010.asmx"
        rs.Credentials = _
            System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials

        Dim definition As DataSourceDefinition = Nothing

        Try
            definition = _
                rs.GetDataSourceContents("http://<Server Name>" + _
                "/Docs/Documents/Data Sources/AdventureWorks.rsds")
            Console.WriteLine("Connection String: {0}", _
                definition.ConnectString)
            Console.WriteLine("Extension name: {0}", _
                definition.Extension)

        Catch e As SoapException
            Console.WriteLine(e.Detail.InnerXml.ToString())
        End Try

    End Sub

End Class
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