Topic Last Updated—August 2008

Reports generated using SQL Reporting Services in Configuration Manager 2007 R2 can be exported in a variety of formats. Use the following procedure to export SQL Reporting Services reports.

The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 R2 and Configuration Manager 2007 R3.

To export a SQL Reporting Services report

  1. While viewing a SQL Reporting Services report, click the Export drop-down list.

  2. In the Export drop-down list, select one of the following file types for exporting the report:

    • XML file with report data—Saves the report in Extensible Markup Language format.

    • CSV (comma delimited)—Saves the report in comma-separated value format.

    • TIFF file—Saves the report in Tagged Image File Format.

    • Acrobat (PDF) file—Saves the report in Acrobat Portable Document Format.

    • Web archive—Saves the report in MIME HTML format (mhtml), viewable in many Web browsers.

    • Excel—Saves the report as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

  3. Click Export to export the report.

  4. When the File Download dialog box is displayed, choose one of the following options:

    • Open—Opens the exported report for viewing in its associated program.

      The Open button will be displayed only if there is a program on the computer associated with the file type of the report you are exporting.
    • Save—Opens the Save As dialog box, enabling you to save the report in a specified folder.

    • Cancel—Cancels exporting the report.

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