1975160 - BW query cannot be initialized from WebI and from Crystal Reports for Enterprise

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1975160 - BW query cannot be initialized from WebI and from Crystal Reports for Enterprise

Symptom

  • Error is received from Crystal Reports for Enterprise when creating a new report against a BW query even if the BW query has default values assigned to the mandatory variables
  • Error: 'The data source is invalid: <java.lang.ullPointerException’.Please contact the maintainer of the data source to solve the problem'
  • WebI reports cannot be created using a BW query even if the BW query has default values assigned to the mandatory variables

Environment

  • Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.0 SP6 and 4.1
  • Web Intelligence (WebI) 4.0 SP6 and 4.1
  • Business Intelligence (BI) 4.0 SP6 and BI 4.1
  • BW 7.x

Reproducing the Issue

  1. From Crystal Reports for Enterprise, create a new report
  2. As a data location, select the OLAP connection pointing to a BW query with mandatory variables

Cause

The issue has been identified and tracked under problem report ADAPT01714734

Resolution

The product defect has been fixed in the following releases:

  • BI 4.0 SP6 patch 6.12
  • BI 4.0 SP 7 patch 7.9
  • Bi 4.0 SP10
  • BI 4.1 SP3 patch 3.3
  • BI 4.1 SP4 patch 4.1
  • BI 4.1 SP5+

Keywords

KBA , BI-RA-CRE , Crystal Reports for Enterprise , Bug Filed

Product

Crystal Reports for Java all versions