Quick tip today,

If like me you like using Registered Servers / CMS then one of the annoying things is that when you try and add the actual CMS box to the List, it fails, saying

You cannot add a shared registered server with the same name as the Configuration Server.


The solution to this, is to add the server via its IP Address in the Server Name and keep its name in the Registered server Name like:


and there you go, you can now start getting data from either a one off queries that include your CMS or recording data for it with EPM.