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1203953 - "Input File Repository Explorer is Down" while Input FRS is started and enabled


  • When attempting to publish or create a new report, from any source, the following error is returned:
    • Input File Repository Explorer is Down.
  • Contrary to the error, the Input File Repository Server is started and enabled.
  • The error occurs regardless of what tool is being used to create or publish the report -- Publishing Wizard, Import Wizard, Crystal Reports, Web Intelligence, etc.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x 


Crystal Enterprise 10 ; Crystal Enterprise 8 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI


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