Solved

Configurations of reporting services on stand alone windows vista computer

Posted on 2011-02-17
3
382 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

Hi,

I have managed to install reporting services with sql server 2005 express edition (Advance) on windows vista ultimate 64 bit. But now unable to access it's report server and report manager. After doing configurations; when I try to open report manager it gives me following error;

StringStartsWith can't accept null parameters

Can you please where configurations are getting wrong?

 
0
Comment
Question by:ezkhan
3 Comments
 
LVL 39

Expert Comment

by:lcohan
ID: 34918622
Please check note 8 enclosed below:

8 SQL Server 2005 Express Edition requires SP1 on Windows Vista. SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services requires SP2 on Windows Vista.

from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506(v=sql.90).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:ezkhan
ID: 34920570
i have downloaded SP2 for windows vista ultimate 64 bit but when i try to install it after extraction phase it says file is corrupt. And installation terminates.



Pleas advise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
chrismc earned 500 total points
ID: 34924153
I'm afraid to say I could never get SSRS 2005 working on Vista.
If installed SQL 2005 over 50 times but in about 5 attempts now, never got it to work on Vista.

I would honestly suggest jumping straight to SQL 2008 Express and save your sanity. Haven't tried it on Vista but have installed it a few times on Windows 7 without a hitch.

Cheers
Chris
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SSRS 2013 - Overlapping reports 2 22
SQL Update trigger 5 18
SQL Querying data from 3 tables, all with 1 common column 4 36
T-SQL: New to using transactions 9 31
A recent questions about how to add SSRS named instances, couldn't find any that talks about SQL server 2008, anyway I decided to help by creating some screen shots. The installation is straightforward, you just pop the SQL server 2008 installati…
The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
This video shows, step by step, how to configure Oracle Heterogeneous Services via the Generic Gateway Agent in order to make a connection from an Oracle session and access a remote SQL Server database table.

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question