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koinovi Frequent Visitor
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Connect to local DB SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition from Report Server Configuration Manager

On Local machine AAA:

(1) Install MS SQL Server 2016 Developer (13.0.4206.0, SP1, Developer Edition (64-bit))

(2) Install Power BI Report Server (license version)

(3) Upgrade Power BI Report Server to Power BI Report Server August 2017 public preview.

(4) Start Report Server Configuration Manager -> I'm try config Database on second step get message (Test connection successful):

"The Database engine instance you selected is not valid for this edition of report server...."

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On the other machine BBB, I'm do all step from (1) to (4) successful.

But on machine BBB MS SQL Server 2016 is Enterprise Edition (13.0.4206.0, SP1, Enterprise Edition: Core-based Licensing (64-bit)), as result PBIRS work fine with local DB on machine BBB.

 

I'm try connect to DB from machine AAA to BBB -> work fine.

 

As a result, PBIRS not work with MS SQL Server 2016 DEVELOPER Edition? 

 

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Moderator v-qiuyu-msft
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Re: Connect to local DB SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition from Report Server Configuration Manager

Hi @koinovi,

 

Based on my research, the Developer edition database engine can't host the Power BI report server catalog database. See: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/reporting-services-features-supported-by-the...

 

@mgmeyer @Jon-HeideCan you share the detail list of database engine editions that are supported to host Power BI report server August preview? 

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu 

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
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muchinski Member
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Re: Connect to local DB SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition from Report Server Configuration Manager

Hello @koinovi,

 

I am running my development server exactly with this configuration and it is running fine.

koinovi Frequent Visitor
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Re: Connect to local DB SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition from Report Server Configuration Manager

I'm deleted on machine AAA PBIRS and SQL Server an install again.

Result - not work. 

Any ideas?

Maybe this error writes in LOG file, with more detail? 

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Moderator v-qiuyu-msft
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Re: Connect to local DB SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition from Report Server Configuration Manager

Hi @koinovi,

 

Based on my research, the Developer edition database engine can't host the Power BI report server catalog database. See: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/reporting-services-features-supported-by-the...

 

@mgmeyer @Jon-HeideCan you share the detail list of database engine editions that are supported to host Power BI report server August preview? 

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu 

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.