4.2.11. Executing a report on an external server

The platform provides the ability to run a report on an external server, such as Microsoft Reporting Services, by URL. To enable this feature, follow these steps:

  • In the template editor check the Is custom checkbox.

  • Select URL in the Defined by field.

  • In the Custom definition field, specify the URL for the report in MS Reporting Services. Report parameters can be passed to the URL as ${param Alias}.

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    Figure 52. Template editor
  • In the reporting.curl.path application property in the app.properties file of the core module, specify the path to the command line curl tool.