SSRS Reporting Lifecycle

To understand the needs of a reporting platform, you need to first understand the reporting lifecycle. Reporting platforms can be evaluated by their support for the following areas: authoring, management, and delivery. You look at each of these phases later to see how Reporting Services implements them. This Figure shows the basic reporting lifecycle. Authoring Authoring is the process of creating and publishing reports. There are two primary methods of report development: end user developed reports and report analyst developed reports. There are some distinct differences between these two methods. End user developed reports generally require a much simpler interface. … Click here to continue…..

Authentication types supported by (SSRS) Reporting Services

All users or applications who request access to report server content or operations must be authenticated using the authentication type configured on the report server before access is allowed. The following table describes the authentication types supported by Reporting Services. AuthenticationType Name HTTP Authentication Layer value Used by default Description RSWindowsNegotiate Negotiate Yes Attempts to use Kerberos for Windows Integrated authentication first, but falls back to NTLM if Active Directory cannot grant a ticket for the client request to the report server. Negotiate will only fall back to NTLM if the ticket is not available. If the first attempt results … Click here to continue…..