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Visual Studio 2008 ASP.NET app. Crystal Report wont Load

Posted on 2010-09-22
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I can't seem to figure out why my crystal report within visual studio won't load. It does not make any sense to me as the report is sitting on the same server as where the app runs from and the report source is pointing to that report and I do have a viewer. When running this app on my local machine it seems to work fine, but when installed to the server it just gives me a "Load Report Failed"..

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Question by:Jennifer Barman
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by:wellhole
ID: 33734316
Make sure IIS has permissions to the report file. This could be as simple as adding your IIS anonymous user to the security settings on the file.
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by:Jennifer Barman
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What is IIS Anonymous user?
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by:wellhole
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Check the website properties in IIS under the Directory Security tab.
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by:Jennifer Barman
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This is checked..


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by:wellhole
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Check your FILE.
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by:Jennifer Barman
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Should my crystal report be located in IIS? Just wondering as it is not.. I have my crystal web page.. which the source on the web page points to the report.. but the actual crystal report is not in IIS..
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by:CodeCruiser
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Crystal Reports require access to the Temp Files folder on the server.
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by:wellhole
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CodeJennifer, the IIS anonymous user must have access permissions to the file itself. Can you confirm that in the security settings in the file property?
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by:Jennifer Barman
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I found that I could not use the path that I had set.. I had to have it set to d:\... and not servername\d$\....
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