1483413 - Is it possible to suppress the installation of the Crystal Report Viewers folder when deploying a VS .NET application?

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1483413 - Is it possible to suppress the installation of the Crystal Report Viewers folder when deploying a VS .NET application?

Symptom

  • When installing the Crystal Reports runtime for VS .NET, a Crystal Reports viewers folder is created under the default web site
  • Crystal Reports XI R2;  CrystalReportViewers115
  • Crystal Reports 2008; CrystalReportViewers12
  • Is it possible to suppress the install of this folder?

Environment

  • Microsoft Windows 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2008

Reproducing the Issue

Resolution

  • Expand the MergeModuleProperties in your deployment tool
  • Look for the property “InstallviewerVirtualDir”
  • Set this property to a value of "0" (zero)
  • Note: only the MSM files are configurable

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2