How do I setup DropBox and other Cloud Storage accounts for use with SQL-RD?

Looking to set up your DropBox accounts for use as Destinations in report schedules? Here's where to do that.

Options - Cloud Storage

  • Go to Options.
SSRS. SQL-RD Home Menu
  • Select Cloud Storage.
SSRS. Cloud Storage in Options section in SQL-RD

With the Cloud Storage tab, you can export reports to cloud services such as Dropbox. Adding the cloud storage options on this tab will allow you to use them as a destination for reports to export to when you create schedules in SQL-RD.

To add a Dropbox account, perform the following:

  • Click Add.
SSRS. Cloud Storage in Options section in SQL-RD

SSRS. Cloud Storage in Options section in SQL-RD
  • You will see a pop-up advising you that you will now be redirected to Dropbox.com to grant access to SQL-RD. Click OK.
SSRS. SQL-RD: Your browser will now take you to Dropbox.com
  • On the dropbox.com browser window that opens, sign-in to your Dropbox account.
SSRS. Dropbox Browser in SQL-RD
  • Navigate back to SQL-RD. You should now see your Dropbox account listed under the Account Name/Account Type section.
SSRS. Cloud Storage in Options section in SQL-RD
  • Click Apply.
SSRS. Cloud Storage in Options section in SQL-RD