Manage a Reporting Services Native Mode Report Server

This section contains procedures for configuring a native mode report server instance using the Reporting Services Configuration Manager.

The topics in this section are organized into categories so that you can more easily find the instructions you want. The first section contains topics for basic configuration tasks for a native mode report server. The second section contains advanced configuration topics. The third section contains topics for configuring a report server to run in SharePoint integrated mode.

Basic Configuration

How to: Start Reporting Services Configuration Manager

Provides steps for starting the Reporting Services Configuration tool.

Configure a Service Account for Reporting Services

Explains how to specify account and password information for the Report Server service.

Register a Service Principal Name (SPN) for a Report Server

Explains how to manually register an SPN for a report server that runs under a domain user account on a network that uses Kerberos authentication.

Configure a URL

Explains how to establish one or more URLs used to access the Report Server Web service and Report Manager.

Create a Native Mode Report Server Database (Reporting Services)

Provides steps for creating a report server database. This step is required for deploying a Reporting Services installation.

Advanced or Optional Configuration

Configure a Native Mode Report Server Scale-Out Deployment

Provides steps for configuring multiple report servers to share a report server database.

How to: Configure a Report Server for E-mail Delivery

Provides steps for configuring a report server for e-mail distribution.

Configure a Firewall for Report Server Access

Explains how to open ports used for inbound requests and outbound responses from a report server.

Configure a Report Server for Local Administration on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Describes additional steps required to connect to Report Manager or a report server using http://localhost.

Configure a Report Server for Remote Administration

Explains how to configure a remote report server instance so that you can connect to and configure it from a different computer.

Turn Reporting Services Features On or Off

Explains how to remove unused features in a Reporting Services installation.

Enable Remote Errors (SSRS)

Explains how to set server properties on a report server to return additional information about error conditions that occur on remote servers.

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