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You know you’re living life on the bleeding edge when you search the web for an answer to your problem and your own blog appears as one of the most promising results!?! (Currently third from the top on this search.) Reporting Services on Windows Vista just doesn’t work out-of-the-box, even with SQL Server 2005 SP2 installed. (N.B. […]

When you try to install SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services on Windows Vista, the installer apparently fails to recognize that IIS7 is installed (assuming that you have installed it). The error message is misleading and is due to the fact that IIS7 components required by Reporting Services are not installed. IIS7 has been much more componentized than IIS6 […]

I was asked recently by a colleague whether you could programmatically emit the name/value pairs of parameters in a Reporting Services report without hard-coding them. Seems like a logical thing to do. So I started digging deep into the guts of the Reporting Services object model and was sorely disappointed. I really like Reporting Services, but […]

I spent many hours over the past few days trying to get Reporting Services up and running on my new box. I had set up Reporting Services many times before without difficulty, but for some reason, it just didn’t want to cooperate this time. The setup succeeded, but when I tried to access Report Manager, Report […]

After installing the ASP.NET ValidatePath Module, Reporting Services will give you the following error: Server Error in ‘/ReportServer’ Application.   Security Exception   Description: The application attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy. To grant this application the required permission please contact your system administrator or change the application’s trust level […]