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1696598 - Error: 'Failed to read data from report file. Reason Failed to read parameter object' when attempting to save a report with a dynamic parameter from Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Error: 'Failed to read data from report file <Filename.rpt>. Reason: Failed to read parameter object'
  • Unable to save report with parameter with dynamic list of values (LOV) to the SAP BI Platform.
  • Can successfully save reports that have no dynamic parameter from Crystal Reports to the SAP BusinessObjects Repository.
  • When attempting to save a report containing a dynamic parameter from Crystal Reports to the SAP BusinessObjects Repository, it fails and generates the error:
           
    'Failed to read data from report file <Filename.rpt>. Reason: Failed to read parameter object'

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2
             
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Keywords

BVM, edit rights BVM, Set Security BVM, Business Views Security , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

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