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When you try to perform a distributed installation of the Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 Reporting service onto a separate server, you receive the following error message:
This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:
Cannot validate the account.
This problem occurs because you cannot install Operations Manager Reporting to a separate server when the conditions that the "Symptoms" section mentions are true. The Setup program tries to add the Local System account to the Operations Manager Data Warehouse. However, because the Local System account uses a different language locale, the Setup program cannot add the account to the Operations Manager Data Warehouse.
To resolve this issue, you must change the OpsMgr SDK Service and the OpsMgr Config Service to use a domain account instead of the LocalSystem account. For more information about how to make this change, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936220/ )How to change the credentials for the OpsMgr SDK Service and for the OpsMgr Config Service in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007