Installation and Deployment

This section briefly illustrates the installation and deployment procedure of Syncfusion Report Platform SDK.

Installing Report platform SDK

The Syncfusion Report Platform SDK can be downloaded and installed through the following procedure.

Download the installer from here.

Run the Report Platform SDK Installer and type your Syncfusion account credentials to unlock the setup.

Report SDK Installer Extraction

Installation with Email

You can alternatively type in the unlock key that has been sent to your registered e-mail address to unlock the setup by selecting the Use Unlock Key option.

installation with product key

Installation Using Product Key

You can check the License Agreement of Report Platform SDK, by clicking the License Terms and Conditions.

Path Selection Wizard

Browse the location where you would like to install the Report Platform SDK application and ship the samples, then click NEXT.

Additional task Wizard

The previous wizard would perform the additional tasks like desktop shortcuts creation. If you want to perform the additional tasks you can check the options, otherwise you can uncheck it and click Install.

Progress bar Wizard

Now the installation begins. You can cancel the installation anytime by pressing CANCEL, if you prefer.

Fininsh Wizard

On successful installation, the previous screen appears. Click Finish to close the installation wizard and check the option to Explore Samples.

Silent Installation

1.Double click the Syncfusion Report Platform SDK setup.

2.Syncfusion Report Platform SDK setup will be extracted in temp location (%temp%).

Silent Setup Temp Location

3.Copy that extracted Report Platform SDK setup to some other location and cancel the installation.

4.Open the command prompt with administrative privileges and run the extracted Report Platform SDK setup with the following arguments.

Arguments:
/Install silent /InstallPath:{InstallationPath} /pidkey:{unlock_key} /isdesktopdhortcut:{TRUE or FALSE}/Log “{LogFilePath\filename.log}”

Example:
/Install silent /InstallPath:C:\Program Files (x86)\New\Report /pidkey:@1243453sdffdfvv /isdesktopshortcut:TRUE /Log “C:\Program Files (x86)\New\Install.log”

Silent Installation

Now, Syncfusion Report Platform SDK has been installed in silent mode.

Samples Deployment

With the installation of Syncfusion Report Platform SDK, samples get installed in the following location.

%localappdata%\Syncfusion\ReportsSDK\Samples

This folder holds samples for ReportViewer in six different platforms such as ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript, LightSwitch HTML, WPF and WinRT. Each of these platform folders contains two samples, one that shows local RDL report and the other sample shows report files hosted on the Report Server.

The scripts and themes that are required to run the Report Platform SDK application will get placed in the following location.

%localappdata%\Syncfusion\ReportsSDK\Samples\Common\Html

NOTE

Internet connection is required to run Report Platform SDK samples as their data need to be retrieved from a remote data server.