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1959409 - Crystal Reports based on universe fail with error "Failed to open connection. xxxx.rpt" for non-admin users

Symptom

  • When viewing crystal report based on universe through BI Launchpad using non-admin user, recieve error "Failed to open connection. xxxx.rpt"
  • Log into the Crystal Reports designer using the same non-admin user and refresh the report, recieve the following error: "could not validate the query. You do not have the permission to view the SQL.(WIS 30916)"

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform (BI) 4.0/4.1/4.2

Product

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

Keywords

crystal reports, CR universe, failed to open connection, administrator, view SQL, 4.1, 4.0, 3.1, 4.2 universe, view sql, The Query script - enable Viewing (SQL ,MDX...) right permission non-admin non admin , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , Problem

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