Q&A: Report Server cannot be found.

Question

I have a Microsoft Reporting Services Report and I can access this Report correctly in the browser using the web client. But when I use that URL in the Essence Configuration, the Report Server cannot be found. What is wrong here?

Answer

When you open the web client, you do this using the Web Portal URL The Essence Portal however makes use of an embedded control that uses the Web Service URL. To see which URL to use, open the Reporting Services Configuration Manager. To open up Reports in the browser, the users will use the Web Portal URL.

 

For your Essence Portal you will need the Web Service URL: