During the operation of our Reporting Service Server, one of our clients reported accidental reports unavailability. Following is the screen capture on his browser :
Accoding to server maintenance history, there was no action performed on that server. So, what can caused this sudden unavailability?
To investigate the issue, we activate ASP.NET debuging in web.config, and browse to the report page. And now we have more precise information that Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.DataSourceDisabledException has occured :
This exception happened when the data source for reports has been disabled. Its easy to re-enable data source for the report, but why it disabled accidentally?
I am tracking down to the Event Logs and ULS log (since this is Reporting Service SharePoint Integration) – and found out [read more...]
Before you can edit the Microsoft Project 2010 file stored in Enterprise Project Server 2010, you must perform check-out process. This process ensures that you have exclusive access to the file during modification. The exclusive access ends when you save and check-in the file into server.
To improve user’s experience and presumably due to technical limitation, Microsoft Project 2010 client creates local cache and synchronize the content back to the server periodically. The local cache is responsible to keep copy of the document during modification process, it also increase client’s application performance and reduce chatting between server and client during the process. Any operation will go through local cache copy before it is synchronized to the server.
As MSDN Ultimate subscriber, we may have access to volume license installer. In order to activate volume license, one can use MAK (Multiple Activation Key) or KMS (Key Management Service). You can imagine MAK as out-premise activation Microsoft’s and KMS as in-premise activation; both requires Administrator authorization. When VL activation is unsuccessful you can identify the reason by looking at the Activation Error Codes and find the description in Microsoft website. Depending on your current infrastructure and authorization, whether you are:
Main MSDN subscriber and Administrator Obtain product key from Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). After successful registration to VLSC, you can use the product key to activate using MAK. KMS Administrator If your infrastructure has [read more...]