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3020839 - Can we use RESTful Web Services with Crystal Reports?

Symptom

  • Does Crystal Reports support the RESTful API?
  • How to use RESTful Web Services with Crystal Reports? 
  • Can we use the Crystal Reports RESTful web services API to develop an application with Crystal Reports?

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2020 

Cause

  • There are two different versions of Crystal Reports:
    • SAP Crystal Reports  
    • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 
        
  • Crystal Reports RESTful web services cannot be used with Crystal Reports 2013, 2016 or 2020  
  • RESTful web services only works with reports created with Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1, 4,2, 4.3

Resolution

See Also

1861323 - Error 404 Not Found, using the SAP Crystal Reports RESTful web service SDK

Keywords

CRFE, CR4E, CR for Ent, resful api, crystal, report, crystal reports for enterprise, RESTful, SDK, bi4, bi 4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, web service. , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , BI-DEV-JAV , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - Java , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2020