The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized. RRS feed

  • Question

  • User-1552046279 posted

    Hi All.

    I have installed sql server report service 2008 in my pc. When i try to open service url from my browser then it work fine. But when i try to open report from report viewer using asp.net application then i am getting error "

    The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized.


    I have search on in google and apply many solutions but my problem didn't solved.

    can anyone help me to solve my problem ASAP.


    Friday, December 25, 2009 1:05 AM

All replies

  • User-1734134863 posted


    Please try to use Windows Authentication in Reporting Services.

    As for how to configure Windows Authentication in Reporting Services, please refer to




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    Monday, December 28, 2009 12:33 AM
  • User-1552046279 posted


    Thanks For reply!!

    I have tried to set window authentication but i amstill  getting same problem. can you please provide me another solution.

    Wednesday, December 30, 2009 11:59 PM
  • User837678815 posted


    I know this is a very old post but here if goes. I received this message as well and the even set up the Windows authentication. My solution was simple locate your browser then just right click and launch as admin. Once it is running as admin paste the URL and you should be able to see your reports.

    Best of luck.

    Monday, December 15, 2014 12:29 PM