Problem: MSP Error: 29528 The setup has encountered an unexpected error while Setting reporting service exclusion path
You will get the above error while applying the Service Pack to SQL Server 2005 where you have installed the Reporting Service Component as well.
You wil get the error information from summary.txt file. Below information you find from the log.
Status : Failure
Log File : D:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Hotfix\RS9_Hotfix_KB2463332_sqlrun_rs.msp.log
Error Number : 29528
Error Description : MSP Error: 29528 The setup has encountered an unexpected error while Setting reporting service and share point exclusion path. The error is: Fatal error during installation.
As you aware that, SQL Server 2005 Reporting Service is dependent on the IIS, SSRS configuration manager is using IIS for virtual directory. (Fyi, SSRS 2008 is not dependent on the IIS)
In case of the above error you have to check the status of IIS, IIS Admin Service shouldn’t be disabled and stopped.
You can check the IIS status using below command.
— To check the status of the IIS services
–To start the IIS from Command Prompt follow below steps
--To start the IIS from Command Prompt follow below steps --start world wide web services c:\>net start w3svc --start the ftp service c:\>net start msftpsvc --start the smtp service c:\>net start smtpsvc --start the plesk control panel service c:\>net start PleskControlPanel --start the HTTP SSL service c:\>net Start HTTPFilter --restart IIS services c:\>iisreset /restart