Step-by-Step Guide

Step 5: Begin service pack installation

Service Pack installation

Once SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services is installed, the next step should be installing the latest service pack. Below I've outlined the steps to complete the Reporting Services installation.

ID Directions Screenshot
1 Download the SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1.

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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1
2 Open File – Run the file by clicking the 'Run' button.
3 Extracting Files – The files will extract to a temporary location.
4 Welcome – The service pack can update the features listed.

Press the 'Next' button to proceed.

5 End User License Agreement – Review the End User License Agreement (EULA) and once complete, select the 'I accept the licensing terms and conditions' check box.

This acceptance will activate the 'Next' button, so click this button to proceed.

6 Feature Selection – Select the features you want to update by clicking the check boxes.

Press the 'Next' button to proceed.

7 Authentication Mode – Select the authentication as either Windows or SQL Server for all instances and services or setup the authentication for specific instances.

Press the 'Next' button to proceed.

8 Ready to Install - Press the 'Install' button to begin the service pack installation.

Installing SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services without a glitch

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Determine prerequisites
 Step 2: System configuration and registration
 Step 3: Choose components, features and instance types
 Step 4: Final points before installation is complete
 Step 5: Begin service pack installation
 Step 6: Check installations and log file

Jeremy Kadlec
About the author: Jeremy Kadlec is the Principal Database Engineer at Edgewood Solutions, a technology services company delivering professional services and product solutions for Microsoft SQL Server. He has authored numerous articles and delivers frequent presentations at regional SQL Server Users Groups and nationally at SQL PASS. He is the author of the Rational Guide to IT Project Management. Jeremy is also the Performance Tuning expert. Ask him a question here.
Copyright 2006 TechTarget

This was first published in October 2006

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