You encounter report server connection failure with below error message. Below is one of the instance which I witnessed while connecting through SSMS, it fails while using the server name (SERVERNAMEABC)
TITLE: Connect to Server
Cannot connect to SERVERNAMEABC.
The attempt to connect to the report server failed. Check your connection information and that the report server is a compatible version. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.RSClient)
The request failed with HTTP status 404: Not Found. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.RSClient)
The above error message is self-explanatory and suggests that there is some issues connecting to report server. Error 404 is a very generic error message.
Below is what I tried in my environment to help resolve the issue.
2) Check if this is successful.
3) If connection to SSRS is successful with http://localhost/reportserver and fails with <server name>
4) Modify the rsreportserver.config as below.
<URL ROOT>http://SERVERNAMEABC/reportserver <URL ROOT>
Make sure you are able to use the above link in IE to connect to reporting service successfully.
After this you should be able to use the <server name> to connect to SSRS in SQL Server management studio
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