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SSRS 2008 R2 data driven subscription failing

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server


I have a SSRS report connecting to a SSAS cube. i have created a data driven subscription for two of the report parameters.

since its a ssas cube we have to pass the actual parameter value.

For ex: for parameter name PAR_ASM the value passed is &[23563]. This value works when i execute the report from reportserver using url parameter adding the following at the end &PAR_ASM=%26[23563]. But the same doesn't work when i do it from the subscription.

Also strange things is that this subscription was working on 2008, but after upgrading to 2008 R2 it started failing.

has anybody faced a similar issue?



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