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Business Objects XI R2 Error

Posted on 2011-09-12
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Hi,
One of the users is trying to login to Crystal Enterprise [XI R2] using
Crystal Reports XI. She is getting the error below:

"Security Plugin Error : Failed to set parameters on plugin.
 
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1. User opens Crystal Reports XI.
2. goes to File and Open
3. clicks on Enterprise
4. Enters Credentials to login to Crystal enterprise XI [R2]
5. Gets the error - ""Security Plugin Error : Failed to set parameters
on plugin.'
 I get no errors; therefore, I copied WindowsAD.dll from my PC to hers and activated .dll file but no luck! Still the same error.
Does anyone has any ideas? Please let me know. Thanks
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Question by:rustypoot
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by:bouscal
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Need to install R2 on the client machines as well.  There's something in the documentation for R2 about that but it's been a while since I updated.
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mlmcc earned 2000 total points
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Agree.  CR XI R1 is not compatible with CR Enterprise XI  R2

To check the version of CR.

Open Crystal
Click HELP --> ABOUT CRYSTAL

Version 11.0.xx.xxx is R1
Version 11.5.xx.xxx is R2

If you have R1 you can download the trial version of CR XI R2 from
http://www.sap.com/solutions/sapbusinessobjects/sme/freetrials/index.epx

As I recall and from recent threads I have read on the SAP/Crystal site be sure to get the key from the CR XI install.  It is the key you need for R2.

I have also read that you should uninstall R1 before installing R2.

mlmcc
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by:rustypoot
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Thanks so much! I am not in office until Friday. So I will try this solution on the user machine on Monday. Thanks
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by:bouscal
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If you have a support agreement with SAP you are eligible for the full version upgrade.  That's the only reason I'd even consider paying them for support though.
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by:mlmcc
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The CR XI R2 was not a true upgrade.  It was required for specific reasons and is free to all who own CR XI R1.

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