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Can I change the location SSRS 2008 uses for custom assemblies?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
According to all the documentation or articles I've read, in order for an SSRS 2008 report to use a custom assembly the DLL must be copied to 1) For local development on my box:  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PublicAssemblies 2) For server deployment: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS10.MSSQLSERVER2008\Reporting Services\ReportServer\bin  I've got this all working just fine. However, I have a need to put this DLL file in a different location.  Is this possible?  Is there a way to reconfigure the server installation so that it looks for custom assemblies in a different location?  Is there something I can do in the SSRS report itself to force it to look for the custom assembly in a different location?

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