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ReportViewer 500 - Internal server error.

Posted on 2009-07-15
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Hello

I have setup a reportviewer on a asp.net webform.  It worked fine before I tried using IReportServerCredentials, it just prompted me for a username/password.  Now after implementing the credentials I keep getting a 500 error.  What am I doing wrong?
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Web
Imports System.Web.UI
Imports Microsoft.Reporting.Webforms
Imports System
Imports System.Net
Imports System.Configuration
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Web.Security
Imports System.Security.Principal
Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls
Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Imports System.Web.UI.HtmlControls
 
 
Public Class GM
    Inherits System.Web.UI.Page
    Friend WithEvents SqlConnection As System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection
    Friend WithEvents SqlCommand As System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand
    Public strclientid As String = "https://www.mysite.com/ReportServer/Pages/ReportViewer.aspx?/" & HttpContext.Current.Request.Cookies("clientid").Value & "/"
 
    Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
        ReportViewer1.ServerReport.ReportServerUrl = New System.Uri("https://www.mysite.com/ReportServer/Pages/ReportViewer.aspx?/")
        ReportViewer1.ServerReport.ReportPath = HttpContext.Current.Request.Cookies("clientid").Value & "/execrecap&rs:Command=Render"
        ReportViewer1.ShowCredentialPrompts = False
        ReportViewer1.ServerReport.ReportServerCredentials = New MyReportServerCredentials()
 
        If Not Page.IsPostBack Then
            Dim Menu1 As Menu
            Menu1 = Me.Menu1
            Dim value As MenuItemBindingCollection
            value = Menu1.DataBindings
            Me.Page.DataBind()
            'menu setup here
            End If
    End Sub
End Class
Public NotInheritable Class MyReportServerCredentials
    Implements IReportServerCredentials
 
    Public ReadOnly Property ImpersonationUser() As WindowsIdentity _
            Implements IReportServerCredentials.ImpersonationUser
        Get
 
            'Use the default windows user.  Credentials will be
            'provided by the NetworkCredentials property.
            Return Nothing
 
        End Get
    End Property
 
    Public ReadOnly Property NetworkCredentials() As ICredentials _
            Implements IReportServerCredentials.NetworkCredentials
        Get
 
            'Read the user information from the web.config file.  
            'By reading the information on demand instead of storing 
            'it, the credentials will not be stored in session, 
            'reducing the vulnerable surface area to the web.config 
            'file, which can be secured with an ACL.
 
            'User name
            Dim userName As String = _
                ConfigurationManager.AppSettings("MyReportViewerUser")
 
            If (String.IsNullOrEmpty(userName)) Then
                Throw New Exception("Missing user name from web.config file")
            End If
 
            'Password
            Dim password As String = _
                ConfigurationManager.AppSettings("MyReportViewerPassword")
 
            If (String.IsNullOrEmpty(password)) Then
                Throw New Exception("Missing password from web.config file")
            End If
 
            'Domain
            Dim domain As String = _
                ConfigurationManager.AppSettings("MyReportViewerDomain")
 
            If (String.IsNullOrEmpty(domain)) Then
                Throw New Exception("Missing domain from web.config file")
            End If
 
            Return New NetworkCredential(userName, password, domain)
 
        End Get
    End Property
 
    Public Function GetFormsCredentials(ByRef authCookie As Cookie, _
                                   ByRef userName As String, _
                                   ByRef password As String, _
                                   ByRef authority As String) _
                                   As Boolean _
       Implements IReportServerCredentials.GetFormsCredentials
 
        authCookie = Nothing
        userName = Nothing
        password = Nothing
        authority = Nothing
 
        'Not using form credentials
        Return False
 
    End Function
End Class

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by:CodeCruiser
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Set the debug=true and disable the customerror pages in the web.config file to see where the problem is.
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by:jay-are
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Yeah debug is set to true and customErrors mode = off.  Not sure why I'm not seeing an actual error.
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dotnetchick earned 500 total points
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I believe in order for the report viewer control to function correctly, in the ReportServerUrl, you need to specify the path to the report server.  Then for ReportPath you need to give the directory structure and report name as the report it setup.
ReportViewer1.ServerReport.ReportServerUrl = New System.Uri("https://www.mysite.com/ReportServer/")
ReportViewer1.ServerReport.ReportPath = "Directory1/ReportName"

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by:jay-are
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I've got that exact setup now.  Ok so I had to go into the appsettings in IIS for that specific program and change it from version 3.5 back to "classic" or 2.0 to get the page to even load.  Now it loads fine but I don't get a reportviewer.  Just a blank iframe...
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