Can I use a UNC Path for my Crystal Reports?

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    When I set my default path for my Crystal Reports, can I use a UNC Path for this?

     

     

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    Yes, you can use a UNC path without any problem, but if the user set to connect to the database is set up with a password, this password will not be passed when the Analyst is running the report. This means that the Analyst will be prompted to put in the password every time they run a report.

     

    A way around this would be to set up a database user that you only use for Crystal Reports and set this up to have a blank password.