Problem Statement

Installing the FIM Reporting feature with the FIM Service and Portal, an error is thrown.

Error Message

"You have entered an invalid System Center Service Manager management server name":

Troubleshooting steps

  • Ping the server to see if there was a connection (which was successful)
  • Check to see if the System Center Data Warehouse and Service Manager server have access to the machine we were trying to install on.


Missing prequisite for Server Manager 



Install the prerequisites

  • SQL Server 2008 Analysis Manager 
  • SQL Server 2008 Analysis Management Objects


Additional Information