How do I setup DropBox and other Cloud Storage accounts for use with CRD?

Looking to set up your DropBox accounts for use as Destinations in report schedules? Here's where to do that.

Options - Cloud Storage

  • Go to Options.
Crystal Reports: CRD Home Menu.
  • Select Cloud Storage.
Crystal Reports: Cloud Storage in Options in CRD.

With the Cloud Storage tab, you can export reports to cloud services such as Dropbox. Adding the cloud storage options on this tab will allow you to use them as a destination for reports to export to when you create schedules in CRD.

To add a Dropbox account, perform the following:

  • Click Add.
Crystal Reports: Cloud Storage in Options in CRD.

Crystal Reports: Cloud Storage in Options in CRD.
  • You will see a pop-up advising you that you will now be redirected to Dropbox.com to grant access to CRD. Click OK.
Crystal Reports: Dropbox pop-up in CRD.
  • On the dropbox.com browser window that opens, sign-in to your Dropbox account.
Crystal Reports: Dropbox Browser in Cloud Storage in Options in CRD.
  • Navigate back to CRD. You should now see your Dropbox account listed under the Account Name/Account Type section.
Crystal Reports: Cloud Storage in Options in CRD.
  • Click Apply.