The report server is unable to access encrypted data. Apply a back-up key or delete all encrypted content
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This tutorial, we will discuss how to fix error The report server is unable to access encrypted data. Apply a back-up key or delete all encrypted content.
As we all know we have to plan for Disaster Recovery (DR) for our SharePoint environment we do a trial run on every year. We have performed the DR for this year also but during the practice, we have encountered the below error while rendering SSRS reports. The error coming was: The report server is unable to access encrypted data.
the report server is unable to access encrypted data apply a back-up key
We have restored all the below set of application DB from PROD to DR server and it has overwritten the reporting service DB also.
The issue here is PROD FARM has configured with one security key and DR server got configured with some other security key.
Create all the data sources in the DR server to fix this issue. As soon as we create the new data source for SSRS report everything went seamlessly.
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This tutorial helps to fix the error, The report server is unable to access encrypted data. Apply a back-up key or delete all encrypted content.
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