Accessing Database with Crystal report incorporated in VS2008
Posted on 2011-03-03
I have a problem accessing the password protected database with some crystal reports which i use in my Windows app (written in C#).
The thing is that when i open a crystal Report it asks me for the password for the db, although i set it in the wizard when creating the connection. It only asks the first time after starting the app, after having entered the correct password all CR's open without the prompt.
When i check the properties window for the CR the field behind Password is empty. I thought it might be a security precaution, but in the end the CR does ask for the authorization when opened up, so my guess now is that the password isn't saved.
Is there a (secure) way to hardcode the password somewhere (like i did in the connectionString for the app itself), and if so, where?
Any help is heartily welcome...