Data Source Selection Page (Report Manager)

Use the Data Source Selection page to select an existing shared data source item to use with a report. Shared data source items are located in folders. The following icon indicates a shared data source item:

Shared data source icon

Shared data source icon

To open this page, select a report, click the Properties tab at the top of the page, and then click the Data Sources tab at the side of the page. On the Data Sources properties page, click Browse.


  • Location
    Specify the full path to the shared data source item, beginning with the root folder name. You can type the path name or use the tree view to navigate to the shared data source you want.
  • Tree view
    Shows the folder structure of the report server namespace. Click a shared data source item to add the full path to the Location field.
  • OK
    Click OK to copy the data source selection to the Data Sources properties page.

See Also


Data Sources Properties Page (Report Manager)
New Data Source Page (Report Manager)
Report Manager F1 Help

Other Resources

Setting Data Source Properties in Reporting Services
Specifying Credential and Connection Information

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance