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1302083 - Error:"Connection Failed" when defining the connection name as "XI_@variable('BOUSER')" in Crystal Reports


Reproducing the Issue

1.  Create a Crystal Report based on a Business Objects universe
2.  Use an ODBC connection to Teradata
3.  Name the connection XI_@variable('BOUSER')

4.  Test the connection

Crystal Reports XI Release 2 (CR XIR2)


The string "XI_@variable('BOUSER')" is not recognised in Crystal Reports.

This issue has been raised as a Critical Enhancement Request (Technical Escalation ID is 5000046261) but have been rejected, reason being that it happens by design.


Currently there is no resolution. 


KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Product Enhancement


SAP Crystal Reports XI R2