Error while connecting to Management Reporter 2012 CU13

Error Messages:

System.ServiceModel.EndpointNotFoundException: There was no endpoint listening at http://Server:4712/InformationService.svc that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details. —> System.Net.WebException: Unable to connect to the remote server —> System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond
at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.DoConnect(EndPoint endPointSnapshot, SocketAddress socketAddress)
at System.Net.ServicePoint.ConnectSocketInternal(Boolean connectFailure, Socket s4, Socket s6, Socket& socket, IPAddress& address, ConnectSocketState state, IAsyncResult asyncResult, Exception& exception)
— End of inner exception stack trace —
at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetRequestStream(TransportContext& context)
at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetRequestStream()
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpOutput.WebRequestHttpOutput.GetOutputStream()
— End of inner exception stack trace —

Server stack trace:
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpOutput.WebRequestHttpOutput.GetOutputStream()
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpOutput.Send(TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory`1.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelRequest.SendRequest(Message message, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.RequestChannel.Request(Message message, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.Call(String action, Boolean oneway, ProxyOperationRuntime operation, Object[] ins, Object[] outs, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.InvokeService(IMethodCallMessage methodCall, ProxyOperationRuntime operation)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.Invoke(IMessage message)

Exception rethrown at [0]:
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.HandleReturnMessage(IMessage reqMsg, IMessage retMsg)
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateInvoke(MessageData& msgData, Int32 type)
at Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Reporting.Security.IInformationService.HostIdentity()
at Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Reporting.Common.Service.ClientBase.<>c__DisplayClass8`1.<Execute>b__5()
at Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Reporting.Common.Service.ClientBase.<>c__DisplayClass8`1.<Execute>b__3(Func`1 T)
at Microsoft.Dynamics.Performance.Reporting.Common.Service.ClientBase.<>c__DisplayClass8`1.<Execute>b__4()

MR 2012 CU13 -There was no endpoint listening


The port used during the MR installation is not set up as an exclusion within the Firewall software.

Follow the following steps:

Setup an exception in your Firewall program. Steps will vary depending on the Firewall program used but here are high level steps.

  • Click Start and then click Run.  Type WF.MSC and then press Enter.
  • Click Inbound Rules.
  • Click New Rule.
  • Click Port and then click Next.
  • Click Specific local ports and then type 4712. If you are not using the default port of 4712, you will need to type that here. Click Next.
  • Click Allow the connection and then click Next.
  • Select Domain, Private, and Public.  Click Next.
  • Type Management Reporter as the Name and then click Finish.

MR 2012 CU13 -There was no endpoint listening - Sol 1


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