An Introduction to Custom Authenticators

ReportServer comes with a flexible authentication mechanism that can be extended via ReportServer’s hookable plugin infrastructure. In the latest addition to our tutorial section we discuss how authentication works behind the scenes and what steps are necessary to extend ReportServer to use your custom authentication scheme.

We hope you find this latest addition useful and are looking forward to hearing your thoughts and comments.

Configure LDAP to use ReportServer with ActiveDirectory authentication

In this post we will show the necessary steps to connect ReportServer to an Active Directory using LDAP. As there are many valid ways to organize a company’s directory (may it be AD or another vendors product) ReportServer does not come with a predefined LDAP connector. This on one hand means, that the configuration might seem rather complex, but on the other hand it provides you with a maximum of flexibility.
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Adding support for additional databases to ReportServer (Firebird)

By default ReportServer is shipped with support only for the most common database systems, although it can interact with virtually every database, that offers a JDBC compliant driver. In this post we will show how to develop a groovy script that adds support for the firebird database ( to ReportServer.

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