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2649766 - How to limit Crystal Reports connectivity options to ODBC only

Symptom

  • How to limit Crystal Reports Designer installed on Developer's machine to connect only to speific datasource?

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Start Crystal Reports 2016 Designer
  2. Click New Blank report
  3. There are multiple Connectivity options in Database Expert

Resolution

  1. Go to: Control Panel > Programs and Features > Crystal Reports 2016
  2. Select  Unistall / Change
  3. Select Modify
  4. Select the language you want to keep
  5. On the next screen Expand the "Data Access" section and uncheck all the options except ODBC
  6. You may also Uncheck all the options in Integration Options section

See Also

1323216 - Where are the installation guides, admin guides, what's new, fixed issues, deployment guides for SAP BusinessObjects, SAP Crystal Reports products?

Keywords

KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2016