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The report server installation is not initialized.

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SSRS version : 2008 on server X
Report server database version : 2008  on SQL server Y
SSRS version : 2008 on server A
Report server database version : 2005 on SQL server B.

We now want to move our PROD report server databse from 2005 to 2008. DBAs have created a new PROD instance on 2008 database and copied all the contents from 2005 PROD to 2008 PROD database. However we need to test if everything works fine, so we decided to point our Dev Reporting services (which is already on 2008) to the new PROD instance (2008 database) and verify if everything looks ok, like the reports, subscriptions etc.  We went ahead and changed the Databse settings in the Report Configuration manager for Dev SSRS and also changed the credentials to point to new PROD instance DB. When we try to access the report manager rom the browser, we get the following error.
The report server installation is not initialized. (rsReportServerNotActivated).
I beleive it has something to do with the encrypted keys but not sure what should we do in order for this to work. Also once our test is completed, we would like to point the SSRS Dev instance back to Dev Report server database, hence I would not like to play much with the keys.

Any solution/suggestions on how should we te

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  • I open the IIS 7 and find out virtual directories "Reports" and "ReportServer" are available.
  • I check on the browser and type "http://localhost/reports".  I find the browser direct to this url: http://localhost/reports/Pages/Folder.aspx and find error specifying the following one:

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  • when i type http://localhost/reportmanager, i found the error:

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