How To Deploy Ssrs Report From Visual Studio 2019?

How to Deploy SSRS Reports from Visual Studio 2019

Reporting Services is a powerful tool for creating and distributing reports. It can be used to create reports on a variety of data sources, including SQL Server, Oracle, and Excel. Visual Studio 2019 is an integrated development environment (IDE) that can be used to develop applications for Windows, Android, iOS, and the web. It includes a number of features that make it easy to develop and deploy SSRS reports.

In this article, we will show you how to deploy SSRS reports from Visual Studio 2019. We will cover the following topics:

  • Creating a new SSRS project in Visual Studio 2019
  • Adding a data source to your report
  • Creating a report
  • Deploying your report to a report server

By the end of this article, you will be able to deploy SSRS reports from Visual Studio 2019 with confidence.

Step Instructions Screenshot
1. Open Visual Studio 2019 and create a new project.
  1. Click on the File menu and select New > Project.
  2. In the New Project dialog box, select Visual C > Windows > Windows Forms Application.
  3. Name the project SSRSReport and click OK.
2. Add a new report to the project.
  1. Right-click on the Solution Explorer and select Add > New Item.
  2. In the Add New Item dialog box, select Business Intelligence > Report.
  3. Name the report MyReport and click Add.
3. Configure the report.
  1. Double-click on the MyReport item in the Solution Explorer to open the report designer.
  2. In the Report Data tab, select the DataSource property and click New.
  3. In the Data Source Wizard, select Microsoft SQL Server and click Next.
  4. Enter the connection details for your SQL Server database and click Next.
  5. Select the table or view that you want to use as the data source for the report and click Finish.
4. Preview the report.
  1. Click on the View menu and select Report Preview.
  2. The report will be rendered in the Report Viewer.
5. Deploy the report to SSRS.
  1. Right-click on the MyReport item in the Solution Explorer and select Publish.
  2. In the Publish Report Wizard, select the SSRS Server that you want to deploy the report to and click Next.
  3. Enter the Report Name and Description for the report and click Next.
  4. Click Publish to deploy the report to SSRS.

This tutorial will show you how to deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019. We will cover the following topics:

  • Prerequisites
  • Creating a report
  • Deploying the report

Prerequisites

To follow this tutorial, you will need the following:

  • Visual Studio 2019
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • A SQL Server database

Creating a Report

To create a report, follow these steps:

1. Open Visual Studio 2019.
2. Click **File** > **New** > **Project**.
3. In the **New Project** dialog box, select **Visual Studio 2019** > **Business Intelligence** > **SQL Server Reporting Services Project**.
4. Enter a name for the project and click **OK**.

This will create a new SSRS project in Visual Studio.

5. In the **Solution Explorer**, right-click the project and select **Add** > **New Item**.
6. In the **Add New Item** dialog box, select **Report**.
7. Enter a name for the report and click **Add**.

This will create a new report in the project.

6. Double-click the report to open it in the Report Designer.

7. Design the report layout by adding report objects, such as tables, charts, and images.

8. To add a data source to the report, click the **Data Sources** tab in the Report Designer.
9. Click **Add** and select the type of data source you want to add.
10. Enter the connection information for the data source and click **OK**.

11. To add a dataset to the report, click the **Datasets** tab in the Report Designer.
12. Click **Add** and select the data source you just created.
13. Enter a name for the dataset and click **OK**.

14. To add report objects to the report, drag them from the **Toolbox** onto the report layout.

15. Connect the report objects to the dataset by dragging the data item from the dataset to the report object.

16. Preview the report by clicking the **Preview** tab in the Report Designer.

17. When you are finished designing the report, click **Save**.

Deploying the Report

To deploy the report, follow these steps:

1. In Visual Studio, click **Build** > Build Solution.
2. In the Solution Explorer, right-click the report and select Deploy.

This will deploy the report to the SSRS server.

3. Open the SSRS web portal.
4. Click the Reports tab.
5. The report will be listed in the Reports list.
6. Click the report to open it.

The report will be displayed in the SSRS web portal.

In this tutorial, you learned how to create and deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019. For more information, please refer to the following resources:

  • [SQL Server Reporting Services documentation](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/)
  • [Visual Studio 2019 documentation](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/)

Thank you for reading!

3. Deploy the Report

Once you have created and saved your report, you need to deploy it to SSRS so that it can be accessed by users. To deploy the report, follow these steps:

1. In Visual Studio, open the Solution Explorer window.
2. Right-click on the report project and select Deploy.
3. In the Deploy dialog box, select the Report Server option and click Next.
4. In the Report Server Configuration dialog box, enter the name of the SSRS server and the authentication credentials.
5. Click Next.
6. In the Select Report dialog box, select the report that you want to deploy and click Next.
7. In the Deployment Options dialog box, you can specify the deployment options. For example, you can specify the deployment folder and the report name.
8. Click Deploy.

The report will be deployed to SSRS. You can verify that the report has been deployed by opening SSRS and navigating to the deployment folder.

4. Test the Report

Once you have deployed the report, you need to test the report to make sure that it is working correctly. To test the report, follow these steps:

1. Open SSRS and navigate to the deployment folder.
2. Double-click on the report to open it.
3. Verify that the report is displayed correctly.
4. Test the report functionality. For example, you can try to filter the data or export the report to a different format.

If the report is not working correctly, you can troubleshoot the problem by following these steps:

1. Check the report properties to make sure that they are set correctly.
2. Check the report data source to make sure that it is configured correctly.
3. Check the report definition to make sure that it is valid.

If you are still having problems, you can contact Microsoft support for help.

In this tutorial, you learned how to deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019. You learned how to set the report properties, deploy the report to SSRS, and test the report. You can use these steps to deploy any SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019.

Q: How do I deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019?

A: To deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019, follow these steps:

1. In Visual Studio, open the project that contains the SSRS report you want to deploy.
2. Right-click the report in the Solution Explorer and select Publish.
3. In the Publish Wizard, select Report Server and click Next.
4. In the Report Server Configuration dialog box, enter the following information:

  • Report Server URL: The URL of the report server where you want to deploy the report.
  • Report Server User Name: The user name of an account that has permissions to publish reports to the report server.
  • Report Server Password: The password for the account you specified in the Report Server User Name field.

5. Click Next.
6. In the Report Deployment Options dialog box, select the following options:

  • Deploy the report definition: This option will deploy the report definition to the report server.
  • Deploy the report data: This option will deploy the report data to the report server.

7. Click Next.
8. In the Report Deployment Summary dialog box, review the deployment settings and click Publish.

The report will be deployed to the report server.

Q: What are the prerequisites for deploying an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019?

A: To deploy an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019, you must have the following prerequisites:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 or later
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services 2019 or later
  • Visual Studio 2019 or later

Q: What are the limitations of deploying an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019?

A: There are a few limitations to deploying an SSRS report from Visual Studio 2019. These limitations include:

  • You cannot deploy reports to a report server that is running in a different domain than the computer on which you are running Visual Studio.
  • You cannot deploy reports to a report server that is running in a different operating system than the computer on which you are running Visual Studio.
  • You cannot deploy reports to a report server that is using a different version of SQL Server Reporting Services than the version that is installed on the computer on which you are running Visual Studio.

Q: What are the best practices for deploying SSRS reports?

A: The following are some best practices for deploying SSRS reports:

  • Use a test environment to deploy and test your reports before deploying them to a production environment.
  • Use a version control system to track changes to your reports.
  • Use a deployment tool to automate the deployment of your reports.
  • Document the deployment process so that you can easily reproduce it in the future.

Q: What are the resources available to help me deploy SSRS reports?

A: There are a number of resources available to help you deploy SSRS reports. These resources include:

  • The Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services documentation
  • The Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services forums
  • The Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services community
  • Third-party tools and resources

    In this article, we have discussed how to deploy SSRS reports from Visual Studio 2019. We covered the following topics:

  • Creating a new SSRS project in Visual Studio 2019
  • Adding a report to the project
  • Configuring the report properties
  • Deploying the report to an SSRS server

We hope that this article has been helpful. For more information on SSRS, please refer to the following resources:

  • [Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services documentation](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/)
  • [Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services tutorials](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/tutorials/)
  • [Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services forums](https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/sqlserver/en-US/home?forum=sqlreportingservices)

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