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1675648 - ReportDocument.SetDataSource() throws an error "The Report Application Server failed" while running the report.


  • ReportDocument.SetDataSource() throws an error while running the report in custom .NET web application.

Error: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: {"The Report Application Server failed"}

StackTrace:  at CrystalDecisions.ReportAppServer.Controllers.DatabaseControllerClass.ReplaceConnection(Object oldConnection, Object newConnection, Object parameterFields, Object crDBOptionUseDefault)\r\n at
CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.Table.SetDataSource(Object val, Type type)\r\n at
CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.ReportDocument.SetDataSourceInternal(Object val, Type type)\r\n at
CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.ReportDocument.SetDataSource(DataSet dataSet)\r\n at



  • Windows 7
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • SAP Crystal Server 2011 SP02 OEM Edition
  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
  • Web application using C#


SAP Crystal Reports Server 2011, OEM edition ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio


ras failed not connecting sdk net cr , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem

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