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2013265 - Crystal Report based off Excel fails with Error: Database Vendor Code: -1023


  • Viewing on Demand/Scheduling a Crystal Reports based off an Excel data source using the Microsoft Excel ODBC middleware fails with the error message "Error in File ~tmpXXX.rpt: Unable to connect: incorrect log on parameters. Details: [Database Vendor Code: -1023 ]"
  • The report can be viewed/refreshed successfully from the Crystal Reports Designer.





  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (BI) 4.X
  • Crystal Reports Designer 2011/2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2010


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


BI 4.0, BI 4.1, office, excel 2010, odbc excel, microsoft odbc, error code -1023, , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , Problem

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