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(Deployment) Minimum Software required for BUILD server and IIS WebSer

(Deployment) Minimum Software required for BUILD server and IIS WebSer

(Deployment) Minimum Software required for BUILD server and IIS WebSer

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We have a simple .Net SDK application written using VB-2005 and the Crystal Reports XI (R2) DEVELOPER package.

The RPT files are posted on our BOE-XI (R2) server, and are called using the View-On-Demand method from the Page Server (similar to the SDK sample application). At some point in the future, our .Net applications may invoke some of the other SDK content types.

In our environment, the .NET web-applications are checked-in to Clear Case, and then sent to a stand-alone BUILD server to be compiled. The compiled .NET web-applications are then posted to a stand-alone IIS WebServer (not the IIS server that hosts BOE InfoView/CMC).

The BUILD server and IIS WebServer have to be as "stripped-down" as possible in order to go through our QAT and Impact Analysis process.

So far we have had success if we deploy the SDK-only install from the Crystal Reports XI (R2) DEVELOPER package, and the service packs, but it doesn't include all the SDK components for other BOE content types.

If we deploy the Client-only install from the BOE-XI (R2) package, and the service packs - it doesn't seem to include the CR-Viewer which we need. But it does includes a bunch of extra software (eg. UNIVERSE DESIGNER) on the desktop of the BUILD server and IIS WebServer that our QA guys don't like.

What are the Minimum Software required for BUILD server and IIS WebServer to support CR and BOE SDKs...?

Are there any install packages that contain JUST those components, and not all the extra software that is not needed to Build/Deploy in .NET...?

Thanks in advance for the advice.

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