KB918712 – Unable to contact the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services server via WMI" error when installing Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Service Pack 1 Reporting


Pending release at this time.


Summary


“Unable to contact the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services server via WMI”  received when attempting to install MOM 2005 SP1 Reporting using a SQL Reporting Services 2005 Reporting Server.


Cause : The WMI namespace for SQL Reporting Services 2005 changed location with the release of SQL Server 2005. MOM is unable to locate the new WMI namespace.


Workaround : For an interactive installation uncheck the Automatically detect virtual directories checkbox and enter the virtual directories manually, e.g. ReportServer and Reports


For scripted installs use the MSI properties


AUTOMATICALLY_DETECT_ROSETTA_VDIRS=0


REPORT_SERVER_VDIR= ReportServer


REPORT_MANAGER_VDIR=Reports


The fully documented article http://support.microsoft.com/?id=918712 should be published shortly. Please use this article for complete information.

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