Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016

Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016

In this post, we will discuss how to resolve the issue which comes while installing SharePoint 2016. The error comes as:
Reporting services catalog database file existence Failed.
Reporting services catalog temporary database file existence Failed. It looks like below:

Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016

Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existence Error while installing SharePoint 2016If you look at the details error it looks like below:

Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016
Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016
Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2013
Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2013

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Solution:
The user error usually comes if the MDF and ldf files did not delete properly from the installation drive. If you go to the below directory:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL11.MSSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA
You will be able to see:
ReportServer.mdf
ReportServer_log.ldf
ReportServerTempDB.mdf
ReportServerTempDB_log.ldf

It looks like below:

Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016
Reporting Services Catalog Database File Existance Error while installing SharePoint 2016

Delete those files and then rerun the wizard again. The error will not come.

Hope this will be helpful.


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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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