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Rendering a large report in SharePoint mode fails with maximum message size quota exceeded error message

Recently, i was working on a scenario where reporting services 2012 was configured in SharePoint...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/22/2017

URL access with rc:Toolbar command fails with rsRenderingExtensionNotFound

Recently i was working on a scenario where Reporting Services 2016 is configured for SharePoint...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/01/2017

Configuring Reporting Services 2016 with ARR

Recently, i was working on a deployment where we need to configure SQL Server Reporting Services...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/01/2017

Configuring the Pickup directory for Reporting Services

Want to troubleshoot the email subscription issues with Reporting Services where reporting services...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/23/2017

Demystifying Last Run column in Report Manager Details View

We often see our reporting services users asking us the question why the "Last Run" column in Report...

Author: Selvar Date: 02/04/2017

Reporting services support for Microsoft EDGE browser

EDGE is the latest browser released by Microsoft along with Windows 10. There are so much of...

Author: Selvar Date: 01/12/2017

Have you ever wondered why does your Reporting Services behave in a weird way when you either try to...

Author: Selvar Date: 01/12/2017

IE 11 browser support for Reporting services versions prior to 2012

I frequently come across customers who use IE 11 to view reports (From Report manager as well from...

Author: Selvar Date: 01/21/2015

Report exported to PDF causes all the spaces in between the words to be compressed

Have you come across a similar situation when you’ve a report with textbox within or outside a...

Author: Selvar Date: 09/10/2014

Using Report Viewer control in ASPX pages

If you’re developing a ASP.NET page and planning to use the Microsoft Report Viewer web control for...

Author: Selvar Date: 09/05/2014

Performance improvement feature request for the Reporting Services in SharePoint mode

If you are looking for features outlined in the connect site and would like to see this improved,...

Author: Selvar Date: 06/30/2014

#Error on RDLC report with built in report server fields running on and above .NET 4.0 with ASP.NET role manager enabled

How many times you’ve run in to the issue where you see #error for any build in Reporting service...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/06/2014

ReportViewer control with SSRS 2012 in SharePoint Integrated mode throws rsExecutionNotFound exception

With ReportViewer control, you could do wonders towards your reporting capabilities within your...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/18/2014

Bursting the mysteries of InvalidReportParameterException in Reporting service

When you’re working with subscribing to a report that contains parameters and the source table of...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/03/2014

Report definition not specified error with RDLC report

You’ve a visual studio 2012 or 2013 web application project that uses report viewer control with...

Author: Selvar Date: 01/20/2014

Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 crashes when you bind datasource to RDLC from Report Viewer web control

You’ve a visual studio 2012 or 2013 web application project that uses report viewer control with...

Author: Selvar Date: 01/15/2014

ReportViewer 2012 control not showing Print icon when viewed from IE 11 (Desktop mode)

Recently, I was working on a issue where you’ve ASP.NET web page with Report Viewer 2012 control and...

Author: Selvar Date: 12/20/2013

ReportServerTempDB growing large : One of the causes

Have you ran across the problem of ReportServerTempDB size keeps growing and it never comes down?...

Author: Selvar Date: 11/29/2013

Displaying fixed number of rows in Report using expression based page break

Have you ever ran in to a requirement where you want to accommodate only X number of rows in a page?...

Author: Selvar Date: 11/28/2013

Using Reporting Service web part with SharePoint custom master pages

Recently I and my team were working on an interesting issue where when you use a custom master page...

Author: Selvar Date: 11/28/2013

SharePoint web part page hosting ReportViewer web part fails with Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerTimeoutException: The server request timed out

Have you ever run in to a scenario where you’ve Reporting service in SharePoint integrated mode....

Author: Selvar Date: 05/15/2013

SSRS SharePoint List data provider querying a SharePoint List in Claims enabled site with Windows and Forms Based Authentication selected

Have you tried creating a report in BIDS / SSDT / Report Builder 3.0 using the Reporting...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/15/2013

Reporting service ENCRYPTION KEY automated backup REPORT utility

I’ve come across immeasurable number of circumstances where I meet customers with a non working...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/27/2013

Working with RDLC(2012) and passing parameter to sub report in Report Viewer 2012 control

This is an exact replica of the post:...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/24/2013

ReportExecutionService.Render method in SharePoint integrated mode

Reporting service provides very convenient way of rendering your reports with the help of Web...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/07/2013

ReportViewer control fails with Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerServerErrorException: Failed to load viewstate.

Recently i was working on a very interesting scenario. Imagine you've have an ASP.NET web...

Author: Selvar Date: 10/16/2012

Reporting service keeps committing physical memory in NUMA architecture even when Reporting services is not under heavy load

Have you worried about Reporting service constanly keeps consuming the physical memory even when the...

Author: Selvar Date: 10/09/2012

Reporting services unexpectedly loads .NET Framework 4.0 by default and fails with HTTP 500 while browsing Report Server and Report manager URL

This week i was working on a challenging case where we've reporting service 2008 R2 installed and...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/14/2012

ReportViewer 2010 control fails with Sys.WebForms.PageRequestManagerTimeoutException: The server request timed out

Think about a scenario where you have a report that takes more than 90 seconds to complete its...

Author: Selvar Date: 06/18/2012

One of the many reasons for Reporting service app domain to unregister

Have you ever wondered why your report processing prematurely terminated? Or While you execute a...

Author: Selvar Date: 06/02/2012

Page break or Interactive height not honored and the report with toggling shows the entire contents in single page

When you have a report that contains multi level / recursive toggling, As a report developer have...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/26/2012

ReportViewer 2010 Winforms control takes too much of time to render a local mode report (RDLC) when we launch the application using ClickOnce.

Have you ever wondered why launching an application that has Report viewer 2010 Winforms control...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/22/2012

Modifying report variables in Reporting service 2008 R2

I've seen multiple times where we create a Read / Write Report variable (Group variables are...

Author: Selvar Date: 02/03/2012

Report builder 3.0 stops responding after you run a query more than two times against a report model when Authentication mode for Reporting Service 2008 R2 is set for Basic or Custom authentication

Recently few of our customers complained about the issue of Report builder 3.0 not responding upon...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/01/2011

Browsing a report from Report manager / Report server always show page 0 of 0 in the tool bar

Recently i came across another interesting issue where, When browsing report server URL and then...

Author: Selvar Date: 04/28/2011

Interactive sorting in Reporting service fails with rsReportNotReady exception

Recently i came across an interesting issue where the Interactive sorting in reports fail with the...

Author: Selvar Date: 04/28/2011

Invoking the Print dialog for report viewer 2010 control using the JavaScript API

Have you tried the new JavaScript libraries exposed by Report viewer 2010 control? Please go through...

Author: Selvar Date: 04/09/2011

Creating your own report templates when using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Service

  When you’re creating a reporting service solution for your organization, the first thing you...

Author: Selvar Date: 12/27/2010

Report Headers and Footers with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

  You would have seen page headers and page footers for reports (Can be enabled through the...

Author: Selvar Date: 12/27/2010

Accessing the ReportExecutionService.Render method when reporting service (2008 / R2) is in Forms based authentication (Using ReportingService.LogonUser method)

Recently was working on an interesting sample which will help you to render a report using the web...

Author: Selvar Date: 12/13/2010

Reports showing stale data when using reporting services 2005

Reporting services 2005 is an amazing reporting tool with a lot of dependency on IIS. Recently I...

Author: Selvar Date: 12/10/2010

Subscriptions do not get fired / executed from Reporting service

Recently i was working on a very interesting case where reporting service in sharepoint integration...

Author: Selvar Date: 11/03/2010

Delete operation from a Reporting Service 2005 report manager fails with InternalCatalogException and throws watson mini dump

When ever you try deleting an object from reporting service 2005 report manager, it fails with the...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/13/2010

Report Builder 2.0 / 3.0 errors out with 'The operation has timed out' when previewing a report saved in Report Server takes more than 10 minutes

Consider this scenario, Using Report Builder 2.0 or 3.0, you create a report which takes more than...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/12/2010

Alternate pages will appear blank on Reports created in Reporting Service 2008 / R2 when exported to Image / PDF / Print

I was recently working on an intersting issue where you'll see blank pages on alternate pages when...

Author: Selvar Date: 07/08/2010

White Paper on Managing Kerberos Authentication Issues in a Reporting Services Environment

I’m pleased to announce the release of the white paper Manage Kerberos Authentication Issues...

Author: Selvar Date: 06/07/2010

Announcing the Report Builder portal page

I’m thrilled to announce that the new Report Builder portal went live yesterday afternoon. This...

Author: Selvar Date: 05/14/2010

Export to excel from SSRS 2005 report fails with System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection.

Consider a report which contains an expression in the following format...

Author: Selvar Date: 04/29/2010

Dynamically passing parameter to DrillThrough report in RDLC - Part 2

Continueing with my earlier post on the RDLC and Drill Through reports, in this article we'll be...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/03/2010

Dynamically passing parameter to DrillThrough report in RDLC - Part 1

Recently I was looking for a sample that will help me with the concept of Passing parameters to...

Author: Selvar Date: 03/02/2010

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