10 Jul 20181 minute to read
A shared datasource contains the reference of an existing datasources in the ReportServer. It provides an easy way to manage data source properties in ReportServer.
Import Shared DataSource into Web Designer
This section explains, how to import a Shared Data Source from the server.
Dataicon in the configuration panel to launch a
To import shared data source, switch over to data source panel using the switcher icon on the top-right corner of the
In the context menu, click
Datasourcesto launch the
DataSourcesconfiguration panel, click the
New DataSourcebutton. In the connection type panel, choose the
Shareddata source type.
After choosing the
Shared Datasource, the new connection wizard will be shown as below:
In Name field, specify the data source name without special characters.
In Shared DataSource field, you can select an existing shared data sources in the server from the drop-down list.
Savebutton in the
Now, a new shared data source will be added in the report like below.
Note: You can import multiple shared data sources in the report.