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How To Link The Application On The Application Server To The SQL SERVER 2005 On Different Zones Through FireWALL????

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Greetings Experts!
My Question is: I have a web application residing on an application server, and I have installed SQL SERVER 2005 on a database server, but the two servers are located in different zones, and  there is a firewall in between, and I need to access the report server (services) on the sql server , from my application. So, could do I accomplish this? Would there be certain ports I need to open?
Thanks in advance.
best wishes,
~Salman~
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Reporting service runs on Port 80 (HTTP) port.

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by:salman_sulaiman_2008
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Greetings Nazer!
thanks for the reply mate!
there is something else that I am confused about besides the ports issue. Do I need to add the application server's machine name on the report server users/roles list.? or would the application on the application server would be able to run the reports immediatly.? remembering that the two servers are on different zones..? I am thinking if I have to do this, it is going to be quite difficult. won't it.?

~salman~
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I am not so sure, but as far as I know, the report server is like another application server. You can simply configure how you want both ends to be. Next this is completely HTTP protocol. So no firewall problems.

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