How to connect BO to crystal reports

Hello All,
I am new to Business Objects an want to learn it in depth.
Can anyone tell me how can i connect CR to BO.
I am using XI
Please tell me the basic connection that i need to do to perform this
Amreek S

please take a look here (Chapter 6)
In order to be able to work with the CR Designer you have to setup the following servers for access over your firewall
Input FRS
Output FRS
Report Application Server (RAS)
Crystal Reports Cache Server
Crystal Reports Page Server
Web Intelligence Processing Server

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