The remote procedure call failed. SQL Server Configuration Manager

If you ever get a remote procedure call failed error when trying to get into SQL Server configuration Manager and are running SQL Server 2008 R2 then we have something in common.

In an effort to save you some time, trying the several things you may find online to fix this issue I will cut straight to what fixed it for me.

In my case it was to install service pack 2. As simple as that.

So to sum up – The fix for remote procedure call failed on SSCM – Install Service Pack 2.

Below is a screeen shot of the error message that I received.

Configuration Manager Remote Procedure error:

sql server configuration manager error

I am always happy to find an article that easily solves a problem – I hope this helped you! If it did, please let me know.

Rob StGeorge
Senior SQL Server Database Administrator residing in Auckland, NZ

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