[THIN] Re: Crystal Reports on Citrix

  • From: Greg Reese <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 09:41:17 -0500

Crystal is fickle.  Glad you got it working.  Welcome to the club. 
Dirk will show you the secret handshake later.

Greg


On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 09:30:18 -0500, Berger, Gunnar <GBerger@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, I'll be... you guys are geniuses.
> 
> I found the dll file on a client's machine.  I copied the entire directory of 
> dll files that was in his WINNT\CRYSTAL to the servers \WINNT\SYSTEM32 and it 
> works.  Holy crap this is amazing.
> 
> Gunnar
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf Of Berger, Gunnar
> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 9:23 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Crystal Reports on Citrix
> 
> I'm not using Crystal Reports the program so much as Crystal Reports inside 
> of my accounting program.  You should know what I mean although I have no 
> better way of explaining it.  Anyway, I ran Filemon and it can't find two DLL 
> files in my sys32 dir.  u2l*.dll and u25*.dll.  I did a search on the server 
> that is hosting the accounting software and it doesn't have those DLLs.  Any 
> ideas?
> 
> Gunnar
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf Of Schneider, Chad M
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 11:13 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Crystal Reports on Citrix
> 
> We also copied the C:\Crystal folder into C:\winnt.
> 
> Works great.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Dirk Blose
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 10:03 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Crystal Reports on Citrix
> 
> I have several applications that use Crystal, as well and crystal itself
> published.  I have found that most of our issues were resolved by copying
> the Crystal DLLs into the SSTEM32 directory. Some of our apps expect them to
> be there and won't find them in the the normal Crystal folder which is in
> the path. You might try using Filemon when launching the application and
> printing the problem reports to see if the app is looking for any crystal
> files and not finding them.
> 
> Dirk Blose, MCSE, CCA
> Lead Technical Analyst
> (919) 765-4791
> dirk.blose@xxxxxxxxxx
> 
> >>> GBerger@xxxxxxxxxx 12/21/04 9:32 AM >>>
> Hi All,
> 
> I've got some planning to do for 2005 and I'm looking at the cost of some
> licenses, plus buying new workstations, yeah it gets expensive fast.
> 
> Anyway, about 2 or 3 years ago my client attempted to move to a completely
> thin environment only to be stopped by two applications.  One application
> over the last few years is now working through Citrix, although not perfect.
> The other application's name is ForeFront
> (www.dexterchaney.com) and is the accounting software.  This application
> works well but the only problem is printing Crystal Reports through Citrix,
> it works on some reports but not others.  I attempted to fix this for a long
> time but could never figure out why some reports worked yet others didn't.
> The people that make the program will not assist at all and say that their
> product is not compatiable with Citrix or TS.  My question is this, I ran
> this test on Windows 2000 running Citrix MF 1.8.  Windows 2003 is out and
> Citrix <whatever> is out now.
> Has the printing improved?  I know there is a Universal Printer Driver, but
> does anyone push Citrix on Crystal Reports?  Has anyone experienced Crystal
> Report type problems on MF 1.8 that were fixed in later versions of Citrix?
> 
> If I can get this program to run on Citrix I can save a ton of money and
> make managing this network a hole heck of a lot easier.
> 
> Gunnar
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