Friday, 22 May 2015

Resolve - TF255050: A connection cannot be made to the Report Server WMI provider

When setting up reporting services in a remote server for TFS below error might occur.
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TF255050: A connection cannot be made to the Report Server WMI provider. Verify the following:
1. You have entered the correct name for the server, including the instance name.
2. The Windows Management Instrumentation service is running on tfsssrs.
3. The service is not blocked by Windows Firewall.
4. You have the required permissions to connect.
Details:
The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)
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Verify reporting services running and all ports as specified in the “Ports required for installation of Team Foundation Server” are open.
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WMI Service is running in report server.
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WMI Service is allowed in Firewall of the report server.
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Report server URLs populated after all above set.
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1 comment:

Unknown said...

Thanks - turning on the Firewall rule for WMI did the trick