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Sql Server 2005 - Reporting Services Installation / Connection / Security on Vista Ultimate

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005Windows Vista
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Hi Experts,

Problem: I can't connect to Sql Server Reporting Services SSRS from Sql Server Management Studio and connect access the Report website.

I originally installed Sql Server 2005 as a default instance but did not configure IIS 7 properly
and SSRS did NOT install.
So, I reinstalled Sql 2005 as a named instance: Sql2005 after configuring IIS 7 for SSRS.
and now SSRS is installed and the websites show in IIS 7 but I can't connect to them.

  I believe they both are setup with Windows Authentication and anonymous access is disabled

Sql Server 2005 Surface Area Configuration
   Reporting Services
      SQL2005 ( instance )
        Windows Integrated Security  <============ click for error

The request failed with HTTP status 403:  Forbidden. (SQLSAC)

Report Services is running with the local system account.

Did service pack 2 break something ?

A similiar problem was reported here without a true fix:

Thanks, Paul

Dell Laptop running Vista sp1 , Sql Server 2005 sp2

I need some suggestions on security configuration.

Thanks, Paul
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