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2338291 - DBDriver failed to load %1 is not a valid Win32 application

Symptom

  • DBDriver failed to load : <BIP INSTALL PATH>\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\dataAccess\connectionServer\drivers\lib32\dbd_oci.dll (%1 is not a valid Win32 application. ) error displayed in Information Design Tool
  • Migrating existing SAP Crystal Reports 20xx to Crystal Reports for Enterprise reporting off from Oracle datasource using Oracle Native Client (OCI)
  • When trying to save the report to the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform, Relation connection to the Oracle datasource needs to be created on the Repository
  • When trying to create a new Relational connection in SAP BusinessObjects Information Design Tool to an oracle data source,

    - Oracle Native Client as a data source cannot be selected 
    or 
    - the following error message displayed:

       "DBDriver failed to load : <BIP INSTALL PATH>\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\dataAccess\connectionServer\drivers\lib32\dbd_oci.dll (%1 is not a valid Win32 application. )"

 

 


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Server 4.x running on Windows Platform
  • Oracle data source
  • SAP BusinessObjects Information Design tool
  • SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports for Enterprise

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

Crystal, CR4Ent, CR4E, dbd_oci.dll , KBA , BI-BIP-SL , Semantic Layer , BI-RA-CRE , Crystal Reports for Enterprise , How To

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