The report server cannot open a connection to the report server database in SSRS

When I tried to open the Report Manager URL, I got the following error :

The report server cannot open a connection to the report server database

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SQL Server evaluation period has expired , How to extend it ?

In this article, I will explain How

Extend the SQL Server Evaluation Period


Scenario

When I tried to open SQL Server Management Studio evaluation edition, I got the below error message:

SQL Server Evaluation period has expired

Evaluation period has expired In SQL Server


Extend the SQL Server Evaluation Period Steps
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Specified cast is not valid during restoring a database from SQL Server 2012 to earlier version

In SQL Server 2008 R2, I tried to restore a database backup that has been taken from SQL Server 2012, by doing the following:

DBrestore

RestoreDB

But unfortunately, After clicking OK. I got the following error

Specified cast is not valid

Invalid cast

Cause: Continue reading Specified cast is not valid during restoring a database from SQL Server 2012 to earlier version