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I have Power BI Report Server installed but when I tried to browse the report manager URL, I got this error:

HTTP Error 503 The service is unavailable

Is it an IIS or web server issue? I have checked the IIS manager but there is no Power BI site hosted on IIS!

Am I missing something?

Thanks


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Power BI HTTP Error 503 The service is unavailable

In Power BI Report Server, this issue "HTTP Error 503 The service is unavailable" usually occurs in case of the following:

  • The PowerBI Report Server service is stopped.
  • The PowerBI Report Server service Account is disabled or its password expired
  • The PowerBI Report Server service account is not configured properly.
  • The Power BI Report Server is not configured properly.

HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable


Start PowerBI Report Server Service

  • Open services,
  • Search for PowerBI Report Server.
  • Make sure that the service account that runs the PowerBI Report Server service is the same account that you have provided during configuring the service account in Report Server Configuration.

Configure Power BI Report Server Service Account

To install and configure Power BI Report Server properly, Pease check Install and Configure Power BI Report Server Step by Step

  • Restart/Start the service if it was stopped.

    Power BI HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

Note: If you got a login failure error, try to provide the credentials for the service account again and make sure that the service account password is not expired and it's not disabled!

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