You can configure a connection to a Microsoft Report Server where the report is hosted, before adding a Run Microsoft Reporting ServicesClosedThe Run Microsoft Reporting Services tool automates the running of Microsoft Reporting Services (MSRS) reports. task step. Alternatively, if a report is held locally, it can be either imported into BPA Platform or run from its existing location without having to configure a Microsoft Report Server connection.

You open the Run Microsoft Reporting Services Global Configuration interface by either:

You open this interface from the resources tree — expand System > Tools > and double-click Run Microsoft Reporting Services in the items list.

Adding a Connection to a Report Server

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Use Properties and Remove to manage existing connections.

By default, the Run Microsoft Reporting Services tool drops the connection to the Report Server after 60 seconds of idle time. Adjust Connection timeout time as required.

Click Add to create a new connection.

Using a Local Report

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Although there are no mandatory global configuration requirements before using the Run Microsoft Reporting Services tool, you can add custom outputs or change the custom types of a standard output — click Output Formats.