System Center DPM 2012 R2 Install Error ID: 812

When installing Data Protection Manager DPM 2012 R2 a common installation error system admins encounter is ID: 812. This is caused by the SQL Server Reporting Services misreading the reporting database. The good news is that there is an easy fix.

Open SQL Reporting Services Configuration Manager

Go to the Database tab, select change database

Select Create a new report server database and click next

Choose your SQL instance and select Test Connection, then next

Change the Database Name to your choice, select next

Select next

Select next

Select Finish

Select close, you are finished

Attempt to reinstall DPM and it will work!

Hope this helps!