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2022806 - Crystal Reports .NET application throws "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error when database logon fails.

Symptom

  • Crystal Reports .NET application throws "Object reference not set to an instance of an object"  error when database logon fails.
  • It is expected to see an error message relevant to database logon instead the APIs throw a generic error message.


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Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008 / SAP Crystal Reports Developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1
  • Visual Studio 2008 / Visual Studio 2010

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio ; SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio .NET 2005

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Bug Filed

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