SSRS - report versions

The customers create some transactions and generate a report in SSRS. The report can be regenerated even 6 months later. I should be able to generate the report as it was 6 months ago, even if the format changed since then. So, the regenerated report should look like the original one. Any ideas how to implement this?

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asked Jul 02, 2013 at 07:24 PM in Default

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You can use report snapshots.

Here's a quick walk-through: http://bhushan.extreme-advice.com/report-snapshots-in-ssrs/

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answered Jul 02, 2013 at 08:14 PM

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That is basically saving a report. Is there a way to do it without saving a report? Is it possible to keep multiple versions of report layout in SSRS?

Jul 02, 2013 at 08:45 PM stanbrat55

So you are essentially after point-in-time formatting. Should the data be current when the report body is from a previous format?

Offhand, I can't think of a way to do this without saving the report or maintaining multiple versions of the report. Something like MyReport_20130101_Layout followed by MyReport_20130413_Layout if the format changed on 13 April 2013, for example.

Jul 02, 2013 at 09:14 PM KenJ
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