Musings on Data

A blog for data, apis, and all things Power BI by Lukasz Pawlowski.

May, 2006

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    Report Designer for SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services does not work on Visual Studio 2005

    Some folks have run into a problem using SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services now that Visual Studio 2005 has been released. Specifically, the Report Designer in RS 2000 doesn't work in Visual Studio 2005. Luckily, there is a solution: The Visual Studio 2005 license includes a downgrade provision. The details are located here: The short answer is if you buy a copy of Visual Studio 2005, you can use that license to run the older version. You need to call the Microsoft Supplemental & Replacement Parts Center to get a copy of the Visual Studio .Net 2003 media. Take care and good luck, -Lukasz
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    SQL Server 2005 SP1 Reporting Services database expected version is 'C.0.8.43' problem

    (Originally I thought this post should be titled: SQL 2005 SP1 Tattered my Report Server Database – What’s up with that?) When you upgrade SQL Server 2005 to SP1 and you are running Reporting Services, you may start to get the following error message: The version of the report server database is either in a format that is not valid, or it cannot be read. The found version is 'C.0.8.40'. The expected version is 'C.0.8.43'. To continue, update the version of the report server database and verify access rights. (rsInvalidReportServerDatabase) First the solution: Got to Start à All Programs à Microsoft SQL Server 2005 à Configuration Tools à Reporting Services Configuration Connection to your report server on the connection...
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