In my previous post, we looked at how to install the Dynamics CRM 2013 Server. In this post, we will take a look at the CRM 2013 Reporting Extensions installation process. Please note that this installation is for the CRM 2013 Beta edition and may change for the final release.
Step 1 – Get Updates
It is recommended that you get the latest updates for CRM Reporting Extensions.
Step 2 – Accept License Agreement
Step 3 – Specify SQL Server
Specify the computer where the SQL Server that holds the MSCRM_CONFIG database is installed.
Step 4 – Specify SSRS Instance
Specify the name of the SQL instance where SQL Server Reporting Services is installed.
Step 5 – Select Installation Directory
Specify the folder location where you want to install CRM Reporting Extensions or let the setup program install it to the default location.
Step 6 – System Checks
Multiple checks will be performed to ensure that all settings and configuration are correct before proceeding with the installation. If any of the checks fail, you can correct them and then run the CRM Reporting Extensions setup again.
Step 7 – Service Disruption Warning
This step indicates which services may be stopped or restarted during installation.
Step 8 – Ready to Install
After clicking on Install, the setup program will run through the full installation for CRM Reporting Extensions. If any issues occur, you must correct then and then restart the setup program, or click on Retry if the option is available.