What is RDL files?

In the related question, it's suggested that I can import RDL files. I think they're XML files but how can I deploy reports using RDL files?
LVL 8
CamilliaAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
dbaSQLCommented:
An 'RDL' file is a report definition language file, or basically, an SSRS report.

You can easily import existing rdl files with Report Manager.  See here:
http://www.sqlteam.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=98721
http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/vsreportcontrols/thread/1af0d7cb-2614-47b3-8b9d-6ef24e412665

I would probably start, however, by getting a better overall understanding of SSRS.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/cc511478
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQL_Server_Reporting_Services


0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.