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.
Data icon 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
Data configuration panel.
In the context menu, click
Datasources to launch the
DataSources configuration panel.
DataSources configuration panel, click the
New DataSource button. In the connection type panel, choose the
Shared data source type.
After choosing the
Shared Datasource, the new connection wizard will be shown as below:
A shared data source panel consists of the following fields:
Name: Specify the data source name without special characters.
Shared DataSource: You can select an existing shared data sources in the server from the drop-down list.
Save button in the
New Connection panel.
Now, a new shared data source will be added in the report like below. You can import multiple shared data sources in the report.