System Center Center Essentials 2010: Cannot initialize report.

When trying to access “Essentials Reports” in System Center Essentials (SCE) reporting you get this error: Cannot initialize report. This error is because your System Center “Run As” account does not have SQL select permission on the SUSDB database.

To fix this you simply need to give this account the proper permission. To do this follow these steps.

  • Logon to your SCE server or SQL server that hosts your “SCE” instance.
  • Open SQL Mana...
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