What do I need to install to set up Web Services?


I'm a fairly new DBA, working for a small company that just made the jump to a medium\large company. I have been asked to set up an XML Connection via web services reporting workflow and I'm wondering what needs to be installed for me to get started. I inherited a bare bones SQL Server. We do not have SSRS, Analysis services, ro IIS, installed. Integrations services is installed but it hasn't been utilized until now. What steps do I need to take to set up web services? I work in an environment that has to comply with bank level security.

Thank you!

that is such a deep subject. have you read the whitepapers and MS documentation on that specific subject? Also do you have a pre prod environment you can try this out in?


Try this site: http://www.databasejournal.com/features/mssql/article.php/3821271/Calling-a-Web-Service-from-within-SQL-Server.htm

To set up web services, you will need a few essential components: a web server software to host your web services, a programming language, a database management system (DBMS), a development framework or platform, additional tools and libraries, and documentation and best practices. The specific installation process may vary depending on your operating system and the technologies you choose. Consult the documentation and resources provided by each software to ensure proper installation and configuration, and regularly update and maintain these components to ensure security and performance. Additionally, familiarize yourself with the documentation and best practices of each component to make the most of your web services setup.