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The client is running Norwegian settings, the server is English SQL Server on a Norwegian Regional Settings configuration.

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sp_addlinkedserver ''XL_SPS_1', 'Excel', 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0', 'c:MyExcel.xls', null, 'Excel 8.0'

 

I want to use this as the data from which to build a report model.  As linked servers don't show up in the Data Source View wizard, I created a view in SQL Server:
 

create view MyExcel
as
select * from XL_SPS_1...Sheet1$

 
Okay, great, now the view shows up in the DSV wizard and I can create the data source view.  However, when I create a new report model based on this data source view, the Report Model Wizard tells me at "Create entities for all tables" that I've got an error when it processes dbo_MyExcel that "Table does not have a primary key."
 
I assume this is where the identifying attributes for the entities in the report model are taken from, so I really can't go further.  Does anyone have an idea as to how to add a primary key to a linked server (Excel) in SQL 2005?  Can this be done?  Other than importing spreadsheet data to a SQL table, how can I get around this?

Thanks,
--Stan

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Hi,

 

I am unable to launch report builder from the report manager from a client machine. But I am able to launch from the localhost.

 

Even I am able to launch report builder by clicking reportbuilder.exe on the local machine.

 

Please help !!

 

OS - Windows XP professional

SQL Reporting Services 2005.

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Hi,

 

I'm having a problem with the Report Builder application; when I open Report Builder without parameters the application is working fine - I can create reports and save them in a folder I have access to on the Report Server.

 

However, if I open Report Builder with the report path as a launch parameter to edit an existing report I run into some problems. I can still change and execute the report and save it (if I have publish-permissions to the folder/report), but if I try to use Save As to save the report somewhere else it does not work.

 

The Save As dialog appears, but the "Look in" dropdownlist is empty, and the box below says "Loading...". If I try to press the "Folder up" button next to the dropdownlist an exception is thrown. It seems the Report Builder suddenly does not know which Report Server it is connected to..

 

I use e.g. https://<servername>/reportserver/reportbuilder/ReportBuilder.application?/BUs/Standard/testke as url to open Report Builder. BUs/Standard/testke is the report's path.

 

Am I doing something wrong here?

 

Thanks,

 

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HI, there,

I added a new windows user "ReportUser" which is a local user (not in administrator group). When I connect to the report manage's web page, I use reportuser to log in (when the anonymous access is disabled it will ask a log in).  Report builder icon is not showing up on the report manager home page.

If I log in as a user in administrator group, the reportr builder icon shows up so I can download it and build report.

I have assigned reportuser  "Content manager" and "repoter builder" access to the home folder. Is there anything else I have to do to make the report build icon show up on the home page?

 

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1) Can I remove the link from the calculated fields?

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I have client machine in one domain, say A domain , on which I have installed .net 2.0 without any problem.  I have report server running in other domain (B domain) where I have deployed few models which will be used from domain A to create ad hoc reports by launching Report Builder. I can access other reports in domain B from A

But when I click on Report Builder ..it tries to connect to server in domain B but fails to connect and shows following log in a text pop up

I know, problem is because of cross domain communication but question is then how to fix it ? what changes I need to do for that in firewall, domain etc etc settings?

Here is the error, I have highlighted lines which might give some clue:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

PLATFORM VERSION INFO
 Windows    : 5.2.3790.65536 (Win32NT)
 Common Language Runtime  : 2.0.50727.42
 System.Deployment.dll   : 2.0.50727.42 (RTM.050727-4200)
 mscorwks.dll    : 2.0.50727.42 (RTM.050727-4200)
 dfdll.dll    : 2.0.50727.42 (RTM.050727-4200)
 dfshim.dll    : 2.0.50727.42 (RTM.050727-4200)

SOURCES
 Deployment url   : http://192.168.1.197/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application

ERROR SUMMARY
 Below is a summary of the errors, details of these errors are listed later in the log.
 * Activation of http://192.168.1.197/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application resulted in exception. Following failure messages were detected:
  + Downloading http://192.168.1.197/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application did not succeed.
  + The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error.

COMPONENT STORE TRANSACTION FAILURE SUMMARY
 No transaction error was detected.

WARNINGS
 There were no warnings during this operation.

OPERATION PROGRESS STATUS
 * [12/19/2006 6:49:58 AM] : Activation of http://192.168.1.197/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application has started.

ERROR DETAILS
 Following errors were detected during this operation.
 * [12/19/2006 6:50:14 AM] System.Deployment.Application.DeploymentDownloadException (Unknown subtype)
  - Downloading http://192.168.1.197/ReportServer/ReportBuilder/ReportBuilder.application did not succeed.
  - Source: System.Deployment
  - Stack trace:
   at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadSingleFile(DownloadQueueItem next)
   at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadAllFiles()
   at System.Deployment.Application.FileDownloader.Download(SubscriptionState subState)
   at System.Deployment.Application.DownloadManager.DownloadManifestAsRawFile(Uri& sourceUri, String targetPath, IDownloadNotification notification, DownloadOptions options, ServerInformation& serverInformation)
   at System.Deployment.Application.DownloadManager.DownloadDeploymentManifestDirectBypass(SubscriptionStore subStore, Uri& sourceUri, TempFile& tempFile, SubscriptionState& subState, IDownloadNotification notification, DownloadOptions options, ServerInformation& serverInformation)
   at System.Deployment.Application.DownloadManager.DownloadDeploymentManifestBypass(SubscriptionStore subStore, Uri& sourceUri, TempFile& tempFile, SubscriptionState& subState, IDownloadNotification notification, DownloadOptions options)
   at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.PerformDeploymentActivation(Uri activationUri, Boolean isShortcut)
   at System.Deployment.Application.ApplicationActivator.ActivateDeploymentWorker(Object state)
  --- Inner Exception ---
  System.Net.WebException
  - The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error.
  - Source: System
  - Stack trace:
   at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
   at System.Deployment.Application.SystemNetDownloader.DownloadSingleFile(DownloadQueueItem next)

COMPONENT STORE TRANSACTION DETAILS
 No transaction information is available.

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Jeroen 

 

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Is there a way to produce a report containing two tables and other fields?

 

For example, I would like to create a very simple customer report with customer name and address at the top, then a table containing all contacts I have for the the customer (a 1:N sub-table of customer) and then a second table containing all the orders from the customer (a 1:N sub-table of customer).

 

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