Troubleshoot a Reporting Services Upgrade

If you experience errors or issues when you try to upgrade Reporting Services, use the instructions in this topic to address the conditions that are most likely to cause upgrade issues.

For The latest information regarding issues with SQL Server 2012, see Reporting Services SQL Server 2012 Tips Tricks, and Troubleshooting

The current release notes can be found at Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Release Notes (

In this topic:

  • General Upgrade Issues

  • SharePoint Mode

General Upgrade Issues

The issues in this section may occur or affect either SharePoint mode or Native mode installations.

Error during the repair of a failed upgrade

Issue: You attempt to run a repair after an upgrade has failed. The repair operation also fails and you see messages similar to the following in the setup log files:

For more information on the log files, see View and Read SQL Server Setup Log Files.

Solution: You need to uninstall Reporting Services and reinstall Reporting Services. An upgrade is no longer possible.

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SharePoint Mode

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See Also


Use Upgrade Advisor to Prepare for Upgrades

Troubleshoot a Reporting Services Installation