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Using SSRS web services to render a report as a PDF

I have been looking around the net for some decent code which would explain how I could render a report, using SSRS 2008 web services as a PDF. The need was to extract reports sitting on a SSRS 2008 server sitting on a NT domain on a trusted network, whereas my web server was sitting in a DMZ. Where the only communication allowed by the network admin was port 80. To do this you will need to use the SSRS2008ReportExecution2005.asmx web service. This could be accesses using the following URL assuming your SSRS server was installed using the default settings. http://YourServerIP/reportserver/reportexecution2005.asmx?wsdl 1.Create a user on your AD domain with the least amount of privileges (say ReportUser) 2.Give this account browse access on the reporting server for the desired reports. 3.To get this working in visual studio 2010 (I am using the Premium edition) Right click on your project and add a service reference to the above web service URL. (YourSSRSServer) 4.Once the above is done.…