Locating RAS Components in a Network Architecture
Though the default installation places both the RAS SDK and RAS on the local machine, they can be installed on separate computers.
Specifying Separate RASs
The server attribute of the clientSDKOptions.xml file defines the location of the RAS. This file is created in the jar folder under Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions during the RAS installation. This file can be modified to indicate the location of the RAS when installed separately. This can also be done programmatically using the RAS SDK, which will be illustrated by examples later in the chapter.
The location of the clientSDKOptions.xml file can be specified either statically, by setting a classpath that points to the file, or ...