Empty Demo Database

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  1. James
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    Mar 2011

    Posted 03 Mar 2011 Link to this post

    I installed the trial MSI which seems to have created the demo database. However, the only report that works is the Barcode report. The others all seem to return: Invalid object name: Sales.SalesOrderHeader.

    I looked at the DB but there is no data in it.

    My dev machine is XP Pro / VS 2008
    My SQL machine is Win2k3SE with SQL2005.
  2. Steve
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    Posted 08 Mar 2011 Link to this post

    Hello James,

    We have not been contacted with such inquiry so far and we're not sure what has gone wrong in your case. As noted in the product's system requirements, creating the AdventureWorks database used by the Reporting Examples requires SQLExpress/SQL Server 2005 or above to be installed on local machine, so as you have noticed, you would not be able to run them without the database. Our suggestion would be to reinstall the product and see if the database is correctly installed this time. If not you can always install it from Codeplex for example, and our installer will skip the AdventureWorks database creation.

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  3. Henry
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    Oct 2011

    Posted 15 Nov 2011 Link to this post

    i am also experiencing the same issue
  4. Henry
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    Oct 2011

    Posted 15 Nov 2011 Link to this post

    I figured out how to fix it. The original connection string:

    <add name="My.MySettings.TelerikConnectionString" connectionString="Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;User Id=sa;Password=*****"
                providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" />

    I added the following:

    Initial Catalog=AdventureWorks;Persist Security Info=True;

    and to result into this:

    <add name="My.MySettings.TelerikConnectionString" connectionString="Data Source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=AdventureWorks;Persist Security Info=True;User ID=sa;Password=*****"
                providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" />

  5. Kelum
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    Nov 2014

    Posted 24 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    I'm getting same error , but I'm using external server , In my case  here my app.config connection string

    (I'm using 30 day trial version)

    <add name="Telerik.Reporting.Examples.CSharp.Properties.Settings.TelerikConnectionString"
                connectionString="Data Source=;User Id=sa;Password="********"
                providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" />
  6. Stef
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    3610 posts

    Posted 26 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Kelum,

    Please test to connect to the database via MSSQL Management Studio with the information from the connection string, and verify the selected database has the same schemes and tables as the used in the examples.

    On installing Telerik Reporting, you can select to install the local demos and AdventureWorks on the local machine as well.

    I hope this information helps you.


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