The report server cannot open a connection to the report server database. A connection to the database is required for all requests and processing

Posted on 2008-10-11
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

Any idea about the error i am getting after installing SQL reporting services 2005 ? The user that is trying to access the database is machinename\ASPNET. User has dbowner rights on the ReportServer$SQLExpress.I also have TCP/IP and Named Pipes protocol for SQLExpress enabled. Any thing else that i should be doing ?
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Are remote connections enabled on the SQL Express?


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Yes the connections were enabled but for some reason it was still giving me issues. I reinstalled SQL express . It took three installs to get this problem fixed.
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But it's fixed now?

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