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Where are reports stored on Server?

Where are reports stored on Server?

Where are reports stored on Server?


I had a report on my local drive which had uploaded in the Report Viewer. I have since mistakenly deleted the report of my local drive and want to find it on the Reports server so that I can take a copy back.

I can run the report in our web application and can see it's entry in dbo.Catalog but cannot find the report stored anywhere!

Is it actually physically stored anywhere?  If not is there anyway I can get to the coding so that I do not have to start again from scratch?

Many Thanks

RE: Where are reports stored on Server?

The RDL files are loaded into the database, and stored as rows in the tables.  If you connect to the report server with SSMS you should be able to export the report back out.

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RE: Where are reports stored on Server?


Thanks for your reply, I am new to SSRS and am not sure how to do that, could I possibly trouble you for some help with instructions?

Kind Regards

RE: Where are reports stored on Server?

Annie -

You didn't say which version of SRS you have. If you have 2008, the easiest way I know of is to go to the reports website, find the original deployment folder (make sure you have chosen 'show details'), click on the icon under the 'Edit' column to the left of the report you need. On the next screen under the General 'tab' on the options on the left, there is a section on that page called "report definition"; if you click Edit under that it will ask you where you want to save the report.

This is a new option in 2008 though so if you have 2005 this won't work.

Good Luck!

RE: Where are reports stored on Server?

In 2005, the edit button is under the properties tab of the report.

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RE: Where are reports stored on Server?

Thanks ever so much all of you, I have 2005 and have found it easily now thanks to your posts.

Kind Regards
Annie smile

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