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ReportingService2006.SetReportHistoryLimit Method

Specifies the number of snapshots of a report that the report server retains in the report server database.

Namespace: ReportService2006
Assembly: ReportService2006 (in reportservice2006.dll)

public void SetReportHistoryLimit (
	string Report,
	bool UseSystem,
	int HistoryLimit
public void SetReportHistoryLimit (
	String Report, 
	boolean UseSystem, 
	int HistoryLimit
public function SetReportHistoryLimit (
	Report : String, 
	UseSystem : boolean, 
	HistoryLimit : int



The fully qualified URL of the report including the file name and .rdl file name extension.


A Boolean expression that, when set to true, sets the report history limit to the current system report history limit. A value of false indicates that the report history limit corresponds to the value supplied in the HistoryLimit parameter.


The number of report history snapshots to store for the report. Values can range from -1 to 2,147,483,647. If the value is set to –1, all report snapshots are saved.

If the UseSystem parameter is set to true, the report server ignores the HistoryLimit parameter.

If the value of HistoryLimit is changed, report history snapshots might be deleted.   

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows CE, Windows Server 2008, Windows 98 Second Edition, Pocket PC, Smart Phone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Windows XP Home Edition, For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005., Windows Vista, Windows Mobile 5.0, Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, Windows CE 5.0