SSRS Error: Execute permission denied on object ‘sp_add_category’

 
While attempting to schedule a SSRS 2005 report by creating a SUBSCRIPTION, I encountered the error Execute permission denied on object ‘sp_add_category’.
 
Followed the following steps recommended on TechNet:
1. Open Start –> All Programs –> Microsoft SQL Server 2005–> Configuration Tools–>Reporting Services Configuration
2. Select the instance (local or remote)
3. Click on Database Setup
4. On the Credentials Type, select a different type than a current one.  I selected Windows Credentials and enter the Account Name and Password for the account with appropriate priveleges.
5. Press Apply  – This will grant database privileges.
6. Try creating a subscription.
 
This worked for me.
 
 

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