How to back up custom reports, and re-provision reports in HEAT 201x

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    How to back up custom reports, and re-provision reports in HEAT 201x


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    First, we created and uploaded a simple report, so that we have something “custom” to use as a checksum:

     

     


    Launch the HEAT Reporting configuration wizard.

    Click on  and you will receive the following prompt:

     


    Select “Yes” at the prompt. It will begin provisioning reports.

    After it completes, click 

    Perform an IIS Reset on my application server, to ensure that the changes reflect.

    The “custom” report still displayed  and executed as it did before.

     

    Before doing this, we recommend ensuring you have a backup of each report template file which you have created custom. To do this, click the download icon (may not display, as shown below, depending on browser) in the download column (may also not display, as shown below) for that report, from the Report Template workspace:


    It will download a file 





     

    Which can be re-uploaded (despite the lack of file extension – Leave it as-is) if necessary.