Setup failed to validate specified Reporting Services Report Server http://Servername/reportserver. Error: The request failed with HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable.
The request failed with HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable.
· SQL server 2008 R2
· Windows 2008 R2 x64
· Dynamics CRM 2011 RC
The machine was renamed after installing the SQL server.
I managed to solve this error using the following steps:
· Run the following SQL script on your SQL server from Management Studio
· Correct all service accounts of the SQL server and reporting service accounts from the windows services manager (services.msc)
· Run the Reporting Services Configuration Manager then
o choose the database tab
o click change database change the database server
o Choose an existing report server database.
o Choose the SQL server using the new machine name.
o Test the connection to make sure that the connection is successful.
o Click next
o Then make sure to select the correct report server database (the default database name is ReportServer)
o Then click next until the wizard is complete
Restart the SQL server Reporting Server service then rerun the CRM installer again.