Last post Sep 19, 2008 11:01 AM by ericole
Sep 13, 2008 12:05 PM|ericole|LINK
My question has to do with deploying a web project to a web server that uses Crystal Reports. With VS2008 when I add a new web site to my server must I "publish" or have a msi file built to "install" the site? To go back a bit, with VS2005, Crystal Reports
has a run time package that is installed once. Then, I could simply copy the new site to my server. To my dissappointment I don't think CR supports this "run time viewe" for VS2008. At least I can't find it. Its seems silly that I need to install a new web
application each time. I hope that my question is clear.
Sep 18, 2008 11:23 PM|Thomas Sun – MSFT|LINK
To deploy ASP.NET website, we can use Web Deployment project or "Publish" function to precompile it and then deploy it on the server, or we can copy the whole website files to server, or we can create Web Setup project for it that allows user to install
with wizard. For more information, see
For the website working with Crystal Reports, we can add the CR merge modules to web deployment project, or install the run time redistributible pack on the server.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Sep 19, 2008 11:01 AM|ericole|LINK
Thanks Thomas. My question is, then, where can I find the "run time redistributible pack" for VS2008 applications that use CR? And, please don't refer me to the SAP Diamond site. I'll never find it there unless to point to it precisely.