Provider selection gray, unable to change it in Data Source Creation
I am trying to create an Ad Hoc report project using SSRS2005. We are using Oracle 10G and I have Visual Studio2005. I have the Oracle client installed and I am an administrator. I create a new "Report Model Project " and attempt to create a new data source, but with "Create a data source based on an existing or new connection " selected, I click on "new " where I should be able to specify the database, but the Provider shows "SqlClient Data Provider " and is grayed out so I can't change it. How do I tell it I want to point to Oracle data? I have no trouble normally doing this with an SSRS report but this is the first time I have tried an Ad Hoc report so I don't know what the problem is.
October 21st, 2010 5:38pm

Hi Terry, What's your permission to logon this machine? Generally, it is available and can be changed to Oracle Client Data Provider. So, please chcek your permission. thanks, Jerry
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October 22nd, 2010 1:22pm

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