Beginning with, SSRS includes several command-line utilities that you can use to configure the report server. This section provides specific topics that describe the functionality of these tools. For more information about report authoring, configuration, and management tools, see Feature Reference (Reporting Services).
Extracts, restores, creates, and deletes the symmetric key used to protect sensitive report server data against unauthorized access. This utility is also used to join report server instances in a scale-out deployment.