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SQL Server Configuration

Bold Reports have SQL Server database support for storing the user identities and report details.

SQL Server Database Configuration for Bold Reports Server Sites

This configuration stores the reports, users and their access permissions in SQL Server Database.

You can connect to the existing SQL Server instance by following the below steps.

  1. Select the server type as SQL Server and provide the server details.

  2. You can connect to the SQL Server with the below options.

    • Create new database.
    • Use an existing database.
  3. Provide the database name and proceed further.

SQL Server

Important: The Bold Reports server will accept all the connections that use Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.2/1.3) encryption and AES Cryptography (128 bits). While configuring the Bold Reports Server, choose the Enable SSL option to support encrypted data transfer.

Simple mode

Configure a single database for Bold ID and Bold Reports.

This configuration stores the user identities, sites details, reports, users and their access permissions in a single database.

The sites will be deployed to the local file system by default in Simple mode.

Simple Mode

Advanced mode

Configure individual databases for Bold ID, Bold Reports, and choose between local file system and Azure Blob Storage for Bold ID and Bold Reports.

Bold ID database stores user identities and sites details.

Bold Reports database stores reports, users, and their access permissions.

Advanced Mode

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