Wrox Programmer Forums

Need to download code?

View our list of code downloads.

Register | FAQ | Members List | Calendar | Search | Today's Posts | Mark Forums Read
BOOK: ASP.NET 3.5 Enterprise Application Development with Visual Studio 2008: Problem Design Solutio
This is the forum to discuss the Wrox book ASP.NET 3.5 Enterprise Application Development with Visual Studio 2008: Problem Design Solution by Vincent Varallo; ISBN: 9780470396865
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the BOOK: ASP.NET 3.5 Enterprise Application Development with Visual Studio 2008: Problem Design Solutio section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of tens of thousands of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. As a guest, you can read any forum posting. By joining today you can post your own programming questions, respond to other developersí questions, and eliminate the ads that are displayed to guests. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free .
DRM-free e-books 300x50
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old June 19th, 2009, 11:30 AM
Authorized User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 27
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Deploying Crystal Report in a Production environment

Finsihed reading chapter 9 on developing reports using Crystal reports.

We gave up on Crystal when using Visual Studio 2003.

Creating reports was never a problem. Deploying Crystal to a production machine was impossible, back then.

We spent weeks with Microsoft and Crystal and still could not get it deployed to that environment. Back then crystal had a runtime that one needed to deploy and run on your machine in order for customers to be able to run reports. Sure it is integrated with Visual Studio, but was not part of the .Net Framework.

Has that changed? Can someone tell me how to now deploy Crystal runtime engine?

Thanks,
realkewl
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old June 22nd, 2009, 04:43 PM
Authorized User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 27
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Figured out how to deploy Crystal Reports. The process is much smoother than VS 2003 and VS 2005. I am happy to say also that we will now develop our next project using Crystal reports. Here's how to deploy it:

1. Locate on your development computer the following directory:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Bootstrapper\Packages\CrystalRe ports10_5

2. Within the directory locate the following file for x86 computers:
CRRedist2008_x86.msi

3. Run the file on the server where you plan to deploy Crystal reports.

4. Reboot the server.


The msi installs and registers all the dll's needed to run Crystal Reports.

Happy Coding :-)
-realkewl
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Deploying Asp.net application on Production server Nabeel82 ASP.NET 2.0 Professional 1 March 20th, 2009 06:17 PM
Deploying ASP.NET 2.0 Apps with Crystal Report epoy ASP.NET 2.0 Basics 0 October 19th, 2006 02:04 AM
deploying crystal report in asp.net on remote serv rayeesf2002 Crystal Reports 1 March 24th, 2006 01:23 AM
deploy report for runtime environment agustinaNg Reporting Services 1 January 22nd, 2006 10:56 PM
Crystal Report in >net environment and field size janet_35 Crystal Reports 3 February 17th, 2004 05:19 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.