BI performance counter: Report Requests – Windows service

Applies to

SSRS

Description

This counter keeps track of all currently active reports that are being processed by the Report Server. The overall counter goes up and down depending on the amount of active report requests.

The counter is reset upon Windows Service restart.

Resolved by

DBAs, Server administrators, System administrators, Web administrators, Report developers

Suggested solutions

  1. Modify the ReportingServicesService.exe configuration file to enable HTTP Logging
  2. For a detailed record of every HTTP requests handled by Report Server, you can go through the logfiles which is usually located as \Microsoft SQL Server\\Reporting Services\LogFiles

Additional research

Reporting Services Report Server
Report Server HTTP Log
Troubleshoot Processing of Reporting Services Reports

 

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