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Shared Data Source Properties Dialog Box, General

Use the Shared Data Source Properties dialog box to display and modify connection information for a shared data source in the report.


  • Name
    Type the name of the data source. The data source name must be unique within the report. By default, a general name, such as DataSource1 or DataSource2, is assigned to the data source.

  • Type
    Select a data processing extension. The list displays all registered extensions.

  • Connection string
    Enter a connection string for the data source. Click Edit to build the connection string using the Connection Properties dialog box. Click the Expressions (fx) button to edit the expression.

See Also


Create an Embedded or Shared Data Source (SSRS)


Shared Data Source Properties Dialog Box, Credentials


Add Data to a Report (Report Builder and SSRS)

Data Connections, Data Sources, and Connection Strings (SSRS)