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1982065 - Cannot create report of Crystal Reports 2011 based on web service of X

Symptom

  • Cannot create report of Crystal Reports 2011 based on web service of Query As A Web Service(QAAWS)
  • The following message is displayed when set URL address of Query As A Web Service(QAAWS) as datasource.

    To create reports from web service of Query As A Web Service(QAAWS), go to Universes to connect the QAAWS, and then create reports from Universes.

 

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • Query As A Web Service(QAAWS)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Launch Query as a Web Service.
  2. Click Query > New > Query.
  3. Type name as Web Service Name and click Next.
  4. Select universe and click Next.
  5. Select objects and click > and click Next.
  6. Click Publish.
  7. Click To Clipboard.
  8. Launch Crystal Reports 2011.
  9. Click File > New > Standard Report.
  10. Double click XML and Web Services.
  11. Select Use Web Service Data Source and click Next.
  12. Select Use HTTP(S) WSDL and paste above step 7 to HTTP(S) WSDL URL and click Next.
  13. Click Next.
  14. The following message is displayed.

CR-WebService.jpg

Resolution

Workaround: To create a report based on web services of Query As A Web Services by Crystal Reports for Enterprise.

Keywords

Cyrstal Report, CR, rpt, QAAWS, Web Service, Data source, WSDL , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013