SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
Dear All, We are having SQL Server 2008 R2 Epress Edition-Local Server name is "krishna\SqlEpress". While i am trying to connect to report server it popup "Report server WMI Provider Error: Invalid Namespace". I am very new to this, please any help me if am doing anything wrong.
October 25th, 2010 12:21pm

Hi krishnaSQL, If I understand correctly, you met the error "Report server WMI Provider Error: Invalid Namespace" while connecting to a report server via URL http://<server>/reportserver_sqlexpress or http://<server>/reportserver$sqlexpress. By design, the SQL Server Reporting Services(SSRS) will use the Reporting Services WMI provider to restrieve the report server configuration. If the namespace is invalid or we can't access the WMI provider, we will encounter the issue. To solve the issue, please: 1. Make sure the SQL Server Reporting Services service is running. We can check this through Reporting Services Configuration Manager. 2. Make sure we are able to configure the Reporting Services through the Reporting Services Configuration Manager. Here are some similiar threads for your reference: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/sqlreportingservices/thread/8327b962-2040-4097-bb70-86815699d8bc http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqlreportingservices/thread/5c168fc2-b931-4e37-a710-d3a7092045b5 If you have any more questions, please feel free to ask. Thanks, Jin ChenJin Chen - MSFT
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October 26th, 2010 6:31am

Hi Jin Chen. Thanks for your reply. When i select srart --> All programs --> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 --> Configuration tool --> Reporting services configaration manager --> a window will popup asking for to enter server name, in that i am entering "KRISHNAKUMAR_ND\SQLEXPRESS" by this provide only i am connecting to sql server, when i gave this as server name and click the "Find" button it is showing the WMI error how i will run this Reporting Services in this case please show the root... Thanks in advance KRISHNA
October 26th, 2010 10:43am

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