Friday, January 20, 2017

Cannot initialize the data source object of OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)".

Error:

OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)" returned message "Unspecified error".
Msg 7303, Level 16, State 1, Line 1
Cannot initialize the data source object of OLE DB provider "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0" for linked server "(null)".


Solution:

There are several solutions on this, but for us the below solution worked great.

Step 1:

sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1;
RECONFIGURE;
sp_configure 'Ad Hoc Distributed Queries', 1;
RECONFIGURE;
GO
Step 2:

USE [master]
GO


EXEC master . dbo. sp_MSset_oledb_prop N'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' , N'AllowInProcess' , 1
GO

EXEC master . dbo. sp_MSset_oledb_prop N'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' , N'DynamicParameters' , 1
GO
Step 3:

Full permissions on C:\Users\MSSQLSERVER\AppData\Local\Temp and C:Windows\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Local  for windows nt groups

Thanks to:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/26267224/the-ole-db-provider-microsoft-ace-oledb-12-0-for-linked-server-null




Monday, September 26, 2016

Your account information could not be verified - SQL Server 2005 - SP4

ERROR:

"your account information could not be verified. Press OK to return to Authentication Mode screen to determine reason for failure.For setup to verify your credentials the services must be startable,connectable,and you must be a SQL Server Administrator"



Solution:

1) Go to the active node where SQL Server 2005 is running
2) Run the setup from CMD, SQLServer2005SP4-KBXXXXXXX-x86-ENU.exe /passive 
3) Repeat same on all nodes.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Reporting Services - Unable to Connect to Remote Server Error


This issue occurs due to the values mismatch in the RSWebApplication.config

Go to path :

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\\Reporting Services\ReportServer

Edit the above mentioned file.

Add these 2 values:

1. http://Server/ReportServer/
 2. Change the value for SecureConnectionLevel to 0 

Issue resolved!!!