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1877099 - Error :"Missing authorizations to create reports on basis of the SAP system.Contact you administrator",when trying to connect to SAP BW system.

Symptom

  • Error received in Crystal Reports:"Missing authorizations to create reports on basis of the SAP system.Contact you administrator.",when trying to connect to SAP BW system.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2011.
  • SAP BW 7.3.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Launch Crystal Reports designer.
  2. Create a crystal report from a BW query.
  3. Select the SAP BW system.
  4. Enter the SAP BW logon details and click on OK.

Cause

  • Transports are not loaded on the SAP BW system.

Resolution

  • For more information on the exact version of the SAP Integration Kit Transports to load, consult the document: transports_EN.txt, found in the Crystal Reports installation or Crystal Reports product update. 
         
    1. Unzip the Crystal Reports product installation or product updates.
    2. Navigate to the following path: Collaterals/Add-Ons/SAP/Transports
    3. Open the file: transports_EN.txt  

See Also

Also check the authorizations for Crystal Reports-BW mentioned under chapter 13 in the below guide:
http://service.sap.com/~sapidb/011000358700000559912010E/xi31_sp3_bip_sa p_inst_en.pdf

Keywords

Crystal Reports,SAP BW,missing authorizations. , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2011