Windows plesk crystal report error

The Plesk panel provided by the HostingRaja is having the compatibility to build the crystal reports. The crystal reports offer the various types of reports which are examined to server various aspects. You can simply install the crystal report at Plesk panel with some simple front end steps. The Plesk panel is provided with all types of hosting services like shared, VPS, cloud and Dedicated.

What is crystal report?

Crystal Reports  is a very tough report writer. It offers a very well clarify object model that provides flexibility when integrating reports into Windows and Web applications. It also comes with a highly customizable viewer component that gives developers leadership on how their reports are available to users. This article looks into some of the new features of Crystal Reports  and shows you how to incorporate a report into your application. After creating this report, you will learn how to publish its content to the Web as a Web service.

What is the use of crystal report?

Crystal Reports are used for research purpose. Generate some research type output than we can use crystal reports. like Receipt, Payment Slip, Annual Reports.

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Advantages of Crystal Reports

Some of the major advantages of using Crystal Reports :

1. Quick report development since the designer interface would facilitate the coding work for the programmer.

2. Can elongate it to perplexed reports with interactive charts and enhance the construal of the business model

3. Exposes a report object model, can interact with other controls on the ASP.NET Web form

4. Can programmatically export the reports into widely used formats like .pdf, .doc, .xls, .html and .rtf

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Steps to Install Crystal report

Step 1: Download  Crystal Reports tool MSI 64 Bit from:

Step 2: Extract and Run the installation file.


Step 3: Accept the License Agreement and Complete the installation.



Following the above steps, you can easily install crystal report.

To Errors in Crystal report

Step 1: You need to check the application pool which is already assigned (So do not take or modify application pool in “Plesk-default” application pool)

Next only crystal report will run on “Network Service” Application pool with “Network Service” permission.


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Step 2: Process to add Application Pool: Click on Application Pool on IIS Manager->Click on Add Application Pool->Enter Application name (i.e.,>Select .NET Version and Click Ok.


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Step 3: Once Application pool created, select the application pool which is created and click on ‘Advanced Settings’,  changes to be done as below.

Enable 32-Bit Applications from ‘false’ to ‘true’

Identity from ‘ApplicationPoolIdentity’ to ‘Network Service’


Step 4: Assign the application pool to a domain which is created.

Step 5: Assign the “Network Service” and “IIS_USER” permission to the domain.

The steps to give permission are as follows:

Step 1: Login into the RDP >> go to IIS manager  and open IIS manager

Step 2: In  IIS manager >> on left-hand side expand the windows (administrator) >> and click sites >> search for your website name  and click on your website name

Step 3: After you click on the website name under the sites >>on the right-hand side of the windows click on Edit permissions  >> goto security tab on httpdocus properties>> and click on Edit.

Step 4:  After you click on Edit >>click on add in the permissions for httpdocus >> click on advanced on the select users or groups tab>>in the select users or group tab click on find now >>  in the search results >> search and select NETWORK SERVICES and click on OK

Step 5: Same way select IIS_USERS, (go to advanced >>find now >>Search and select IIS_USER>>click on ) >> and click on OK

Step 6: Select the NETWORK SERVICE and give full control for it, same ways give full permission for IIS_USERS and click on apply and OK to save the changes


Following the above steps, you can add NETWORK SERVICE and IIS_USERS for your website.


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