ReportingService2006.SetReportHistoryLimit Method (String, Boolean, Int32)


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


Type: System.String

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

Type: System.Boolean

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.

Type: System.Int32

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.

The table below shows header and permissions information on this operation.

SOAP Headers

(In) TrustedUserHeaderValue

(Out) ServerInfoHeaderValue

Required Permissions


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.   

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