XML Data Source - Cannot reach remote web service
Hello, I've set up the execution account for SSRS 2008 R2. But I still cannot reach remote web services in the interne e.g. http://feeds.finance.yahoo.com What else do I have to consider to make this work? Thanks
November 24th, 2011 10:01am

Hi ax123, Thanks for your post. I would suggest you to change your data source connect string from http://feeds.finance.yahoo.com to http://feeds.finance.yahoo.com/rss/headline?s=yhoo, and then use this data source to create the relevant dataset, and then show the data in your report. More detailed information about how to take use of URL to feed data to SSRS Report, please refer to this link: http://www.bp-msbi.com/2011/04/feeds-in-ssrs-reports/ As for Yahoo! Finance Web Services - Company News RSS Feed, please refer to the link below: http://developer.yahoo.com/finance/company.html Thanks, Bill LuPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help.
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November 28th, 2011 2:55am

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