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I'm creating my first Relational Universe using the SAP Information Design Tool 4.2 Support Pack 2.  Where can I find a tutorial?  For a newbie!
SAP Crystal 2016 sp6 v14.2.6.289

Fields in Report below. Grouped on Part and Lot
Part  Lot Qty Shipped Bin
X12    999         8           A100
X12    998         2           B100

M99   1111       5           B999
M99   1111       5           Z100

I don't have a group on Bin in the report.
Trying to figure out how to list Sum of Qty Shipped  only one time if same lot number, but list separately if not same lot number.
Line in Details section for M99 should read
M99 1111  10
We are using SAP Business Objects Enterprise (BOE) XI 3.1 on AIX 7.1 servers to host viewing and printing Crystal Reports from a legacy custom application. The reports run against a SQL Server database using ODBC. We recently upgraded SQL Server from 2008 R2 to 2012 and had some report issues with the SAP-supplied Data Direct ODBC 5.3 driver. Since BOE XI 3.1 is no longer supported, we were unable to get an updated ODBC driver from SAP. We downloaded the latest ODBC 8.0 driver from Data Direct After many attempts, we finally installed and tested it on a development BOE server and it resolved our report issues. We are now deploying the updated driver to other BOE servers, and are having intermittent installation issues.

All of the BOE servers are equivalent and we follow the same installation steps on each one. In all cases, the installation reports success. On some servers everything is fine and all the reports run without issues using the updated driver. However, with other installations, all reports fail with a "Failed to load database information" error. In these cases, we've tried restoring the server and repeating the installation, with some working and others not.

Can anyone provide some insight into the "Failed to load database information" error, and how the resolve it? I thought it might be that the ODBC.INI file can not be located, but everything I've checked on good and bad installations looks the same.

All help is much appreciated.

Craig Brosius
Dear users, we have a problem in SAP.
By SAP Business By Design, we are searching for an usable data source that contains billing information AND invoice request information.

Specifically, we would need a report that includes billing information (date, number, status, etc.) and information about the associated billing request (including date, number, status, amount, etc.). Invoice requests should include customer invoice requests, project invoice requests AND invoice requests, all those that were created and also deleted.

Can you please help me to find this data source?

Thank you very much in advance, is very urgent and important!
I have a new user that connects to SAP Crystal Reports XI via remote desktop.  Crystal opens fine for him, but F5 and "Refresh Report Data" are unresponsive with no error displayed.  Save data with report is unchecked.  I can run the same reports with no issues.  
He is able to successfully refresh and run reports he has created, but nothing previously written.  I did have him open an older report and hit "verify database", but that had no effect either.
Is it possible that this is related the remote desktop connection rather than a setting or problem with Crystal?
Hello Experts Team
I am searching for good resources  on internet and books for crm on premises administration  (Functional-Technical)as I did before on crm 2011 and 2013 and then changed to another system Sap and would like to refresh my skills again for  deployment  and configuration of dynamics crm on Premises as I am system administrator and like to enhance my skills again .
Waiting for your kind advice
Hi EE ,

I want to Cofigure backup for  a Client (SAP/Oracle) using EMC Networker Version 8.2

OS:Linux 7.4

Any one can help me step by step ?  

Also can show me the restore procedure Step by step

We wanted to implement a security requirement in our Sybase DB to check for 3 generation of password history. we read about the stored procedure named sp_extrapwdchecks , however based on my limited knowledge it only handle 1 generation of password for 12 months. Will like to check if anyone has implemented such requirement before and leveraging the same stored procedure.  Thank you
Dear users, in SAP -> Project I should try some way to show in the list also the deleted projects. I tried some different solutions, how is the best choice to do this? There is i.e. a way to directly access to SAP cloud database?

Thank you very much!

P.S. i.e. I could create a very simple in VB.NET / C# / Access to retrieve this data from original tables, the query were very simple. Obviously, only in read access.
I am trying to create a datasource in SAP web interface environment (Datasources -> new -> join datasource, is the second item) . My purpose is to create a join between different datasource. Some tables appears without any problem, but with other datasource I see the message "Datasource not available for join (...) you are trying temp. join". Why? Thank you very much.
I am trying to get a application(Visual 2008) on windows CE 5 talking to a sybase 16 SQL anywhere instance.  I cannot find any a good example of SAConnection string.

Here are a few versions i have tried so far. Any help would be appreciated

Imports iAnywhere.Data.SQLAnywhere  

Dim conn As SAConnection

conn = New SAConnection("SERVER=;PORT=2638;UID=user1;PWD=password1;")
conn = New SAConnection("Data Source=;Port=2638;Uid=user1;Pwd=password1;")
conn = New SAConnection("Data Source=,2638;Uid=user1;Pwd=password1;")
Removing Business Objects from SAP and still Using Crystal Reports..

I have read several threads and they really don't make sense to me

Will I still be able to go into BEx Query Designer and create queries and then report off of these queries in Crystal?
Will these queries look any different in Crystal than they do know.. Fields etx…?
Will I be able to publish these Crystal Reports that are designed off of these BEx Queries and publish via Email with SAP Managed security?

Loaded questions but I need more "Layman" answers.. Please help if possible
Using SAP IDT to connect to multiple servers.  Its seem like the connection to the one Sybase 16 database keeps failing sporadically.  The error  "[Data Federator Driver] Cannot reach server. Reason:  attempt to establish connection  Connection refused: connect (local port 51490 to address... ).  The error as I said is sporadic.

I'm adding a post I found online that is identical to the issue i'm having although it was posted June of 2018, and I believe we're SQL 2016 and i'm trying to hit Sybase 16.  I'm trying to gather information to take to my Business Objects admin there at work.

I am want to code a python program to connect to SAP. I use the PyRFC library.

With the following code:
from pyrfc import Connection

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I am getting the error:
ImportError                               Traceback (most recent call last)
<ipython-input-14-c21fcdc26a13> in <module>()
----> 1 from pyrfc import Connection

ImportError: cannot import name 'Connection'
background, we host SAP onsite, Version 9.1
windows 10 machine - latest updates
Antivirus - Sophos endpoint
Encryption - bitlocker

Sap randomley crashes and gives us this error:

The description for Event ID 1000 from source Application Error cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

The following information was included with the event:

SAP Business One.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\SAP Business One\SAP Business One.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\SAP Business One\B1_Engines.dll

The handle is invalid
Need to install SAP Cristal  Reports veiwer on about 50 computers. I have a domain but they don't have an msi file option. Our users don't have local admin rights to install the software otherwise , I could ask them to do it. Anyway that I can push this somehow without an msi file. We have 2012 domain controlers.
Having trouble connection to Sybase server using sql editor Squrriel.  Following stack errors:

java.sql.SQLException: Unable to create connection. Check your URL.
      at net.sourceforge.squirrel_sql.fw.sql.SQLDriverManager.getConnection(
      at net.sourceforge.squirrel_sql.client.mainframe.action.OpenConnectionCommand.executeConnect(
      at net.sourceforge.squirrel_sql.client.mainframe.action.OpenConnectionCommand.lambda$execute$0(
      at java.util.concurrent.Executors$ Source)
      at Source)
      at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
      at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$ Source)
      at Source)
SAP Crystal Reports.

I have a table with 5 columns in the table, which has a Left Outer Join to display the correct data, etc. However I need to doing something special on this report I am building for our Production floor.

The table is called 'UPC' however in the 'UPC' table the system/software keeps both the Carton Label and the UPC for a particular product. The issue is that even though they are both being kept in there, they are not in the same order.

Example would be for Product #123, UPC maybe the second inserted record in the DB and the Carton label would be the first but for Product #456, it would be visa-versa, etc. So who ever entered in the data, or it could be just the system itself, didn't put it in the same order (1. UPC 2.) Carton Label), etc. So on this Crystal Reports, I would like to build two (maybe two) 'formula' where it would it see that the # starts a '1' then it is a Carton Label and put it in the Carton Label area and if it starts with a '0', it would be a UPC, etc.

Of the top of my head, it would be 1 forumula but with both math formulas in there used twice? I'm not sure, but if someone could point me in the right direction, I would appreciate it.
Unable to  sum a number of hours per month in a business object report. see document attached.  I am getting several rows per month

  • IBM Power9/PowerVM LPARs
  • Intel x86_64/vSphere 6.7 VMs (using EFI)
  • SuSE Manager (SUMA) 3.2
  • SLES 15

I'm attempting to create a build infrastructure for both PPC LPARs and x86 VMs using a single SUMA.

By following the SuSE Documentation for Deploying SLES on Power, I am able to build SLES 15 on Power9/PowerVM LPARs.

My problem now is getting the same infrastructure to also build SLES 15 on x86_64/vSphere VMs.

I am able to build SLES 15 on the VMs using the ISOs - so there is nothing intrinsically wrong with the VMware environment. I also was able to produce an AutoYaST profile from an install.

The DHCP server on SUMA correctly identifies the VMs and assigns an IP address from the proper range, and also properly directs the VM to load the grub.efi file. Watching via WireShark, I see the VM successfully transfer the file using TFTP.

And then nothing happens.....

If I boot the VM into the boot selection screen and manually initiate the PXE boot via a network interface, it gets the file and cycles back to the boot selection screen. Lather, rinse, repeat. I never get a GRUB menu, the installer never starts, nothing.

Looking at the docs I linked above, there is some custom GRUB configuration and a special Cobbler …
Hi All,

I am working on a new project which is SAP eWM implementation.

Now reading on SAP official site i understand i need to do a blueprint but they don’t have any sample of blueprints, can someone please share SAP eWM blueprint sample or template with me please?

Need this help urgently.


I'm getting the following error 7235 while starting backup service when discovering the solutions, find the KB for Error 7234/7235

Error: 7235, Severity: 17, State: 0  No other query entry found for the remote server SYBASESRV_BS - site SYB_BACKUP. Aborting this site handler, as no remote server responded. Please make sure the remote server is accepting connections.   

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after issuing the following dump command line to Check that the remote server is up and running. I got the below error :

1> exec SYB_BACKUP...sp_who
2> go

If Backup Server is running, will get a meaningful response to this query. Unfourantly, we got the below error

Msg 7205, Level 17, State 2:
Line 1:
Can't open a connection to site 'SYB_BACKUP'.  See the error log file in the SQL

Server boot directory.
Msg 7205, Level 18, State 3:
Line 1:
Can't open a connection to site 'SYB_BACKUP'.  See the error log file in the SQL

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as per the Action plan, we should check the interface file and I am not able to find the interface file yet. I would appreciate if anyone can share thoughts on this, please.
Want to print continuous crystal report using from range, below attaching image of what i want to achieve:

How can i print continuous crystal report?
Also i'm using this code to print single report
public void GetInvoiceRpt(string strReportName, string strVno)
                int compcode = Convert.ToInt32(Application.Current.Properties["CompId"]);

                ReportDocument cryRpt = new ReportDocument();
                TableLogOnInfos crtableLogoninfos = new TableLogOnInfos();
                TableLogOnInfo crtableLogoninfo = new TableLogOnInfo();
                ConnectionInfo crConnectionInfo = new ConnectionInfo();
                Tables CrTables;


                crConnectionInfo.ServerName = clsconnection.SQLServerName();
                crConnectionInfo.DatabaseName = "MyApplication" + clsconnection.getCompanyCode(compcode);
                crConnectionInfo.UserID = clsconnection.SQLLoginID();
                crConnectionInfo.Password = clsconnection.SQLPW();
                CrTables = cryRpt.Database.Tables;
                foreach (Table CrTable in CrTables)
                    crtableLogoninfo = CrTable.LogOnInfo;
                    crtableLogoninfo.ConnectionInfo = crConnectionInfo;

                cryRpt.SetParameterValue("@voucherno", strVno);


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We are looking for a software that will manage subscription services.  We have been using Excel, but it's taking off so we need something more Enterprise scaling.
Does anyone use anything they would recommend?  Ideally it would interface with SAP
Hi - I am setting up a SAP HANA environment based on VMware 6.5 using RHEL 7.5 VMs.

One of my VMs has a number of drives (100GB OS drive / 32GB Swap / 50GB Binaries / 32GB Shared Data / 750GB DB / 750GB Logs), 48vCPU, and 768GB RAM and resides in a number of different Datastores.

My OS and Swap files share the same disk and datastore.

When I boot my RHEL VM, it tries to create the Swap space to match the amount of RAM = 768GB which instantly fills my storage.

I want 32GB configured for Swap space.

Am I missing the obvious? Is the sudden grabbing of disk space to match the amount of RAM expected behaviour?

Any help or guidance much appreciated






SAP makes enterprise software products, including Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) titles, the database product Sybase, along with numerous other products specific to various industries, using a variety of platforms and frameworks.

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