DeleteEncryptedInformation Method (WMI MSReportServer_ConfigurationSetting)

Deletes the encrypted information from the report server database.


Public Sub DeleteEncryptedInformation(ByRef HRESULT As Int32, ByRef ExtendedErrors() As String)
public void DeleteEncryptedInformation(out Int32 HRESULT, out string[] ExtendedErrors);


    [out] Value indicating whether the call succeeded or failed.

  • ExtendedErrors[]
    [out] A string array containing additional errors returned by the call.

Return Value

Returns an HRESULT indicating success or failure of the method call. A value of 0 indicates that the method call was successful. A non-zero value indicates that an error has occurred.


When this method is invoked, the following data is deleted:

  • Data source information that is encrypted, including user name and password.

  • Subscription data that is encrypted using the delivery extension interfaces.

  • All the information from the keys table in the report server database.

After this method is invoked, the user must initialize each computer that uses the report server database.

Calling the DeleteEncryptedInformation method does not affect the report server configuration file.


Namespace: root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ReportServer\RS_<EncodedInstanceName>\v10\Admin

Platform: Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition; Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition; Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition; Windows Vista; Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Service Pack 1 (SP1); or Windows 2000 (all versions)