Remote Name Could not be Resolved in SQL Server Reporting Services

When try to connecting to Reporting Services through SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), you may receive the following error message:

The remote name could not be resolved: xxx (Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UI.RSClient).

This error may be caused as a result of changing the machine name after installing SQL Server Reporting Services.

The Computer name is stored in the rsreportserver.config file which by default is located in the path C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL.3Reporting ServicesReportServer.  The name is stored in the following URLRoot element:


To resolve the issue change the value to the correct name.


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