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Bradley Schacht

Bradley is a consultant at Pragmatic Works in Jacksonville, FL. He was an author on the book SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence 24-Hour Trainer and tech edited the SQL 2011 Bible. His experience on the Microsoft BI platform includes DTS, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and migrations and conversions. He has helped numerous companies in successfully developing and implementing new business intelligence solutions into their organizations. Bradley also participates as a speaker in community events like SQL Saturday, Code Camp, SQL Lunch and SQL Server User Groups. He is a contributor on sites such as BIDN.com and SQL Server Central as well as an active member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

SharePoint Reporting Services Content Types Missing

Being able to manage the content types in your SharePoint libraries is key to creating a useful portal. Among the necessary content types are those associated with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). If you create a new document library and want to add the ability to create data sources, reports or even just launch report builder you will need to add new the reporting services content types to the library. This is a pretty simple operation. Enable the ability to manage content types in the library advanced settings to start with. Then in the content type manager find the necessary entries and add them to the “Content types to add” section and click OK.

That proves to be more difficult when the SSRS content types are missing from the management screen as shown below. As you can see they don’t appear in the left pane and they are also missing from the groups drop down menu.

Missing 1 Missing 2

Assuming everything is configured correctly for SSRS in Central Administration you should check and make sure the reporting services integration is enabled in the site collection settings.

  1. Navigate to Site Settings
  2. Click the link for Site Collection Features in the Site Collection Administration section
  3. Enable theĀ Report Server Integration Feature

ReportServerIntegrationFeature

You should now see the reporting services content types and will be able to add them to your library.

ReportingServicesContentTypes

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