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2354601 - The data source is invalid: 'Universe generation failed for resource id' error message appears when refreshing a Crystal reports Enterprise file using a BICS connection

Symptom

  • The data source is invalid: 'Universe generation failed for resource id " followed by the xml connectionstring error message appears when refreshing a Crystal reports Enterprise file using a BICS connection
  • Issue exists since upgrading from BI 4.1 almost any version to BI 4.2 SP2.
  • Issue exists since upgrading from BI 4.1 almost any version to BI 4.1 SP7.
  • Only several existing reports are affected by this issue, it can't be reproduced with newly created reports based on the same data source having a similar structure.

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 Support Pack 2 onwards
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Support Pack 7 onwards
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise
  • BICS connection to SAP BW 

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

CR4E, CRE, Universe, BICS, BW, Parameter, emtpy, JRC00005574,CRWEB00000119 , KBA , failed , cr4e, cre, universe, bics, bw, parameter , crystal reports , data source is invalid , universe , generation , BI-RA-CRE , Crystal Reports for Enterprise , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

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