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1846171 - Error: "The data source 'Generic ODBC3 datasource' is not supported." when attempting to create a report in Crystal Reports for Enterprise

Symptom

  • When attempting to create a report in Crystal Reports for Enterprise, it generates the error:
      
       "The data source 'Generic ODBC3 data source' is not supported."
      
  • In the Information Design Tool (IDT), it is possible to create a Secured Connection using "Generic ODBC3 data source" driver, buit it does not work in Crystal Reports for Enterprise.

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Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.0
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.2

Product

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

Keywords

SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise, ODBC, ODBC3, generic, driver, Datadirect, OpenAccess, data source, Net Suit, CRFE, CR for Enterprise , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

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