Copying SSRS Reports

Hello:

What is the easiest way of copying SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) reports along with their Data Sources from Report Manager on Server A to Report Manager on Server B?

Server B already contains SSRS reports, and I don't want those overwritten.  Again, I just want to copy and not move reports from one server to another.

Thanks!  Much appreciated!

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Eugene ZCommented:
you can use SSRS rs.exe

see
Sample Reporting Services rs.exe Script to Migrate Content between Report Servers
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531017.aspx

and\or try
MS Reporting Services Migration Tool
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29560
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TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Thanks, EugeneZ!

This doesn't move reports, does it?   I only want to copy reports and "paste" them into the new server.  And, I want to do so without destroying the reports at the server that I'm copying to.

TBSupport
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TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Also, I went to both of these links.  The MS Reporting Services migration tool only works in SharePoint mode.  And, when I go to the page to download rs.exe, all I see is an RSS feed file.

Help!

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Eugene ZCommented:
it does not destroy SSRS just copy   reports.

looks like the above links are not easy for you

thus try this utility RS Scripter. RS Scripter is a very popular for such tasks, it was written by Jasper Smith,(known sql expert)

http://sqlserverfinebuild.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Install%20Reporting%20Services%20Scripter

http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/2627/migrating-sql-reporting-services-to-a-new-server/
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TBSupportAuthor Commented:
With that tool, I get an error saying "Client found response content type of '', but expected text/xml....."

It's disappointing that there's no easy way of doing this.  And, I can't do this manually, because some of the linked SSRS reports refuse to have their .rdl files downloaded.

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Eugene ZCommented:
if you posted about "RS Scripter": check settings, learn how-to use it
it is the same rs.exe just wrapped in GUI
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