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Hi Experts,

I am using Crystal Reports 9 (8.5 upgraded to 9) on Windows 2003 machine.

I am using the following code to export a report to PDF:

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session("ExportOptions").DiskFileName = session("ExportFileName")

session("ExportOptions").FormatType = cint(ExportType)

session("ExportOptions").PDFExportAllPages = TRUE

session("ExportOptions").DestinationType = 1

On Error Resume Next

Session("oRpt").Export False

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When the above code executes, a PDF file is generated wiht size of 0 KB. Same code is working fine on Windows 2000 Server.

Kindly advice how to get ride of this 0 KB file size problem ? This is urgent.


Regards,
Imran
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Sounds like there is a permissions issue related to the export dll.  Since the pdf file is created but not completed I would guess it has to do with the export dll connecting back to the database.  In my experience with Win2003 I think this is likely do to Network Service identity not having access to a specific folder on your server.

I suggest you download the free MS filemon tool and run it while you execute this code so you can see where the permission is being denied.  Filemon is a standalone executable that doesn't install so you can run it to watch your server and then delete the .exe when you're finished with it.

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frodoman,

Thanks for your suggestion. Although, I got my problem solved some other way i.e. running the IIS 6 in IIS 5 isolation mode, but your suggestion give me a way to debug dll permissions issues.

Thanks,
Imran
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