1857641 - Error: Failed to open the connection. Details: [Database Vendor Code: 17 ] connecting to MS SQL Server 2012

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1857641 - Error: Failed to open the connection. Details: [Database Vendor Code: 17 ] connecting to MS SQL Server 2012

Symptom

  • Using SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio and connecting to MS SQL Server 2012
  • Error thrown:

 

Failed to open the connection. Details: [Database Vendor Code: 17 ] Failed to open the connection. rptVASCodes {988AC187-9046-4B3A-B132-D32138E57C88}.rpt Details: [Database Vendor Code: 17 ]

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Cause

  • SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio does not currently support MS SQL 2012

Resolution

  • Support for MS SQL 2012 is expected to be in Service Pack 6 (ETA June 2013)
  • Support will only be via the MS SQL Native 11 Driver

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio