So you are trying to change the Reporting Services CSV export behavior.  This article will outline two specific behavior changes:

  • How to turn off exporting of the header record
  • How to change the encoding to ASCII

By default Reporting Services exports a CSV file encoded as Unicode and has a header record.  Lets start with turning off the header record.

NOTE: make a backup of any config file before making any changes.

  1. First find the Instance ID of the Report Server for which you want to make the change.  You can do this by opening the Reporting Services Configuration Manager: All Programs – Microsoft Visual […]