How To Enable Remote Errors in Microsoft Reporting Services


A report fails with a generic error asking to enable remote errors for more information

Exception: An error has occurred during report processing. ---> System.Exception: For more information about this error navigate to the report server on the local server machine, or enable remote errors


Remote Errors are not enabled in Microsoft Reporting Services. You will need to enable remote errors to get a more specific error that the report is failing with

1) Please follow the KB Article that Microsoft has provided to enable remote errors:

2) Run the report again to get a more specific error. If you are unsure of what the error means, please open up a support ticket at and provide the new error in the ticket

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