dpm installation complains about reporting service is not started

Jason Yu
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I am installing dpm on top of a MS SQL server. During the installation, dpm complains that the reporting service is not started.

any idea about this?

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Have you confirmed that Reporting Services is indeed installed on that service, and have you checked in the Windows services that the specific services required are running?
Have a look at this article:


You didn't mention which version of MSSQL you're using, this page refers to 2008R2. Not sure if there's a difference for newer versions but you can change it at the top of the page.


i got it resolved by installing shadow service and windows server backukp server.

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