Reporting Services HTTP 401 (Unauthorized) – Host Headers require your attention

In a previous post, I talked about issues with repeated login prompts when trying to access either Report Server or Report Manager using your browser.  Recently, during an upgrade of our internal test server we identified a new type of HTTP 401 (Unauthorized) message.  This post provides a description of the problem and the solution.   …

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How to diagnose issues when running reports in the report server?

A customer came to the SQL Server Customer lab to investigate a problem with one of the feature I’m responsible for – data-driven subscriptions.  In looking at their solution, we discussed any number of problems they had encountered.  I realized that it can be difficult to find out where to start looking when a problem…

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IE 7 Beta 3 Issue when viewing reports in Reporting Services

There are a couple of threads on the Reporting Services MSDN Forumn and newsgroup about IE 7 Beta 3 freezing when trying to view Reporting Services reports.  Just wanted to put some quick info out for folks who run into this issue: Firstly, we know abou the issue (we too hit it in our internal…

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SQL Server 2005 SP1 Reporting Services database expected version is ‘C.0.8.43’ problem

(Originally I thought this post should be titled: SQL 2005 SP1 Tattered my Report Server Database – What’s up with that?)   When you upgrade SQL Server 2005 to SP1 and you are running Reporting Services, you may start to get the following error message:   The version of the report server database is either…

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Windows SharePoint Services and RS 2005

In RS 2000, users had a lot of grief to get RS to work on the same computer as Windows SharePoint Services (WSS).  The reason for this is that WSS version 2.0 effectively commandeers the computer.  We provide a trouble shooting document for these here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/RSinstall/htm/gs_installingrs_v1_9fdy.asp In RS 2005 we’ve done some work to make…

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