Step 1: Determine prerequisites

Install SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services with detailed help from this step-by-step guide and avoid any potential hassles. Contributor Jeremy Kadlec includes the current service pack for the complete installation of this feature.

Reporting Services installation

Directions and corresponding screenshots to install SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services:

ID Directions Screenshot
1 Main Menu – Once you load the media into the DVD drive the following splash screen appears.

To install SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services, select the 'Server components, tools, Books Online and samples' option under the 'Install' heading.

2 End User License Agreement – Review the End User License Agreement (EULA) and once complete select the 'I accept the licensing terms and conditions' check box.

This acceptance will activate the 'Next' button, so click this button to proceed.

3 Installing Prerequisites – Click the 'Next' button once the prerequisites are determined.

Installing SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services without a glitch

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Determine prerequisites
 Step 2: System configuration and registration
 Step 3: Choose components, features and instance types
 Step 4: Final points before installation is complete
 Step 5: Begin service pack installation
 Step 6: Check installations and log file

Jeremy Kadlec
About the author: Jeremy Kadlec is the Principal Database Engineer at Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering professional services and product solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. He has authored numerous articles and delivers frequent presentations at regional SQL Server Users Groups and nationally at SQL PASS. He is the author of the Rational Guide to IT Project Management. Jeremy is also the Performance Tuning expert. Ask him a question here.
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