SSRS Report Server to be Accessed from local Machine


  • The user should have access to report server.
  • The user should have access to the Database server.
  • Last but not the least:- Good internet connection 😛

Then follow below steps to create a rule on windows firewall.

In Start, you can type Windows Firewall; which opens the Control Panel -> System and Security -> Windows Firewall. Click Advanced Settings:


. In Advanced Settings in the left-hand pane, click Inbound Rules. In the Actions pane on the right, click New Rule:

In the wizard, select Port and click next:

Check TCP, check Specific local ports, enter 80, and click next:

Click allow the connection and click next:

Check your networks. In my environment, I checked all options. Click Next:

Enter a rule name and click Finish. My rule name is Report Server Name (Server-177):


Hope; this blog will help you, let me know in case of any disconnect or how better I can help you.


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