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Data Source Selection Page (Report Manager)

Use the Data Source Selection page to select an existing shared data source item to use with a report or a report model. You can also use this page to select a different data source. To view the data source type or connection string, you must navigate to the shared data source and open the property pages. The following icon indicates a shared data source item:

Shared data source icon

Shared data source icon

To open this page, select a report, click the Properties tab at the top of the page, and then click the Data Sources tab at the side of the page. On the Data Sources properties page, click Browse.


Specify the full path to the shared data source item, beginning with the root folder name. You can type the path name or use the tree view to navigate to the shared data source you want.

Tree view

Shows the folder structure of the report server namespace. Click a shared data source item to add the full path to the Location field.


Click to copy the data source selection to the Data Sources properties page.

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