1810196 - Visual Studio 2012: Crystal Reports WebForm Viewer will not work on IIS Express ( VS 2012 inproc WEB Server )

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1810196 - Visual Studio 2012: Crystal Reports WebForm Viewer will not work on IIS Express ( VS 2012 inproc WEB Server )

Symptom

After creating a WEB application and attempting to run in debug mode an error is generated - BOBJ is undefined

Environment

Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2012

IIS Express

Cause

IIS Express is the default app server for all new asp.net projects.

It does not generate the necessary registry keys for CR to use/access IIS Express.

Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio does not support IIS Express and therefore users cannot use IIS Express with CR.

Resolution

In the VS 2012 IDE, user can change the app server being used for existing projects, and change the default app server for new projects.

This issue has been tracked - ADAPT01674545

Keywords

Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio IIS Express , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio