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1300178 - Crystal Report Server XI R2 does not have the Universe option in Central Managment Console


Universe tab/options does not appear in Crystal Reports Server XI Release 2.

Reproducing the Issue

Product Version: Crystal Report Server XI R2



This issue is mostly related to the License key as one needs to purchase  the license for the product


  • Check the license key used to install the product.
  • A temporary trial license key leads to this issue.
  • A permanent Enterprise license key resolves the issue.


Crystal Report server XI R2 universe license , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem


Crystal Reports Server XI R2