Enable reports storage to store your reports on a dedicated server and improve performance.

To enable reports storage, take the following steps.

  1. Navigate to Groups & Settings > All Settings > Installation > Reports.
  2. Set Report Storage Enabled to Enabled.
  3. Configure the report storage settings.

    Settings Description
    Report Storage File Path Enter the path reports are to be stored in the following format: \\{Server Name}\{Folder Name}, where Folder Name is the name of the shared folder you created on the server.
    Report Storage Caching Enabled

    When enabled, files are cached locally on the DS server when accessed for the first time. Subsequent requests are served using the file cached on the DS server instead of streaming from the file storage location.

    If you enable caching, consider accommodating for the amount of space needed on the server. For more information, see Reports Storage Requirements.

    Report Storage Impersonation Enabled Enabling this option adds a service account with the correct permissions.
    Report Storage Impersonation user name

    Enter the user name of a valid service account with both read, write, and modify permissions to the shared storage directory.

    Displays when Report Storage Impersonation Enabled is enabled.

    Report Storage Impersonation Password

    Enter the password of a valid service account with both read, write, and modify permissions to the shared storage directory.

    Displays when Report Storage Impersonation Enabled is enabled.

  4. Select the Test Connection button to test the configuration.