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I’m trying to write an automated deployment script for SSRS, and I can’t seem to find any information on how to automate the process of configuring the server after a Files-Only installation. I have a script to install the reports, but I can’t figure out how to automate the steps in the Reporting Services Configuration manager.

Specifically: How do I set up the Web Service URL, database and report manager URL using a script?

Update: I'm trying to automate this process:

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Reporting services exposes a WMI interface that can be scripted via powershell or other scripting provider I believe there is also a way to achieve some of this via the commandline and rsconfig.exe

The Report Server WMI provider exposes classes, properties, and methods that allow you to configure all aspects of a Reporting Services installation including specifying service accounts, configuring virtual directories, creating and configuring the report server database, or configuring a report server for e-mail delivery.

For more information:


Installing Reporting Services from the Command Prompt:

Reporting Services WMI Provider:

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Thanks! I've managed to get this working through the WMI tools, so I just need to script it now! – Jesse Weigert Jul 6 '10 at 19:49
Thats awesome you should post your scripts – Jason Horner Jul 9 '10 at 12:50
Yes, he really should have. Here I am, more than 5 years later, looking for the same information ... – KlaymenDK Jan 8 at 10:21

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