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SQL 2008 - Setting Up SSRS Externally

Last Modified: 2012-11-30
Hello!  I am trying to get my company to start using SSRS for reporting but I realized something today that I have never tried to use SSRS outside the local LAN before.  Our application is external facing on the internet and if I implemented SSRS, I would need to be able to access the Report Manager via an external URL.  

It is setup and configured currently, but I can only use it locally on the company domain.  I tried searching the web for how to configure this and what best practice is but I didn't really get anywhere.

I imagine it would not be good to set it up on the same server that the database is hosted on?  Has anyone done this before?  I have setup one application that was inherently not meant to be external before to be external and it was a pain in the ass. :D  Course, that application had to be proxied through Tomcat to IIS.

Anyhoo... any pointers or web references on how to do this?  This would be done in SQL 2008.

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