Prerequisites for reporting in Configuration Manager

Applies to: Configuration Manager (current branch)

Reporting in Configuration Manager has external dependencies and dependencies within the product.

Dependencies external to Configuration Manager

The following table lists the external dependencies for reporting.

Prerequisite More information
SQL Server Reporting Services Before you can use reporting in Configuration Manager, you must install and configure SQL Server Reporting Services.

For information about planning and deploying Reporting Services in your environment, see the Reporting Services section in the SQL Server 2008 Books Online.
Site system role dependencies for the computers that run the reporting services point. Supported configurations for Configuration Manager

Dependencies internal to Configuration Manager

The following table lists the dependencies for reporting in Configuration Manager.

Prerequisite More information
Reporting services point The reporting services point site system role must be configured before you can use reporting in Configuration Manager. For more information about how to install and configure a reporting services point, see Configuring reporting.

Supported SQL Server versions for the Reporting Services Point

The Reporting Services database can be installed on either the default instance or a named instance of a 64-bit SQL Server installation. The SQL Server instance can be co-located with the site system server, or on a remote computer.

The following table lists the SQL Server versions that are supported by the reporting services point.

SQL Server version Reporting Services point
SQL Server 2017 with a minimum of cumulative update 2

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes, starting in Configuration Manager version 1710
SQL Server 2016 with SP1

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2016

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2014 with SP2

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2014 with SP1

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2012 with SP4

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2012 with SP3

- Standard
- Enterprise
Yes
SQL Server 2008 R2 with SP3

- Standard
- Enterprise
- Datacenter
Yes, for supported versions of Configuration Manager prior to 1702.
SQL Server Express 2008 R2 with SP3 Not Supported

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Operations and maintenance for reporting