FIX: Cannot save the SSRS report after you change a parameter in Report Builder or the SQL Server Data Tool


Symptoms


When you change a parameter in a Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014 or 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS) report in Report Builder or the SQL Server Data Tool, you cannot save the report. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
 
System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: The input XML does not conform to the schema. XML grammar is described in the API documentation. For XML in reports, refer to Report Definition Language syntax. ---> Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.InvalidXmlException: The input XML does not conform to the schema. XML grammar is described in the API documentation. For XML in reports, refer to Report Definition Language syntax.
at Microsoft.ReportingServices.Library.ReportingService2010Impl.CreateReport(String Report, String Parent, Boolean Overwrite, Byte[] Definition, Property[] Properties, ItemType ItemType, CatalogItem& ItemInfo, Warning[]& Warnings)
at Microsoft.ReportingServices.Library.ReportingService2010Impl.CreateCatalogItem(String ItemType, String Name, String Parent, Boolean Overwrite, Byte[] Definition, Property[] Properties, CatalogItem& ItemInfo, Warning[]& Warnings)
at Microsoft.ReportingServices.WebServer.ReportingService2010.CreateCatalogItem(String ItemType, String Name, String Parent, Boolean Overwrite, Byte[] Definition, Property[] Properties, CatalogItem& ItemInfo, Warning[]& Warnings)

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3
 

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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