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2430554 - The data source is invalid: ' Error: Provider Seletion Object: Initialization Issue'. error displayed with the Crystal Reports file


  • When trying to schedule a Crystal Reports for Enterprise file in CMC, you receive the following error:
    The data source is invalid: ' Error: Provider Selection Object: Initialization Issue'. Please contact the maintainer of the data source to solve the problem. (CRS 300003)
  • When trying to resfresh the same report in Designer, the same error is displayed.
  • The report was created on previous versions, and the error appears after the upgrade.
  • The report uses hierarchies from BEX queries.





  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Support Pack 9
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1 Support Pack 9
  • SAP BW BEX query as datasource with BICS connection


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


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