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December 12, 2009

SSRS: Deploy same report to multiple SP sites

Last week I re-discovered a very handy function of the good old Visual Source Safe: Sharing files among multiple projects.

The case was that we wanted to be able to deploy the same report to multiple SharePoint sites, but just have one version in our Visual Studio projects to maintain.

Because you can only configure deployment settings per URL where you want to deploy the reports to, I created a project within my solution for each report library I wanted to deploy to.

Most sites get the same reports, sometimes a report should not be deployed to one site only and there are also reports only for a specific site. For the first category I didn't want to make just copies, because if there is a change in the report I have to manually copy this change to all other projects.

Since we just started using VSS again I remembered the option "Share to...". I did a little test, sharing reports from one VSS project to another, and this went perfect. The only thing I had to do after sharing is adding the shared files to the VS project I shared them to. Now I can deploy the whole solution, knowing for sure that a change in a shared report is automatically replicated to all sites that uses that report.

Maybe not rocket science or even a trick, but just a tip for when you're using the same tools and have the same requirement.

Posted by Ben de Ridder at December 12, 2009 4:45 PM

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