PacktLib: IBM Cognos BI v10.2 Administration Essentials

IBM Cognos BI v10.2 Administration Essentials

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Introduction to Cognos BI 10.2

History of Cognos

What's new in IBM Cognos BI 10.2

Introduction to Cognos Administration

Summary

The IBM Cognos Configuration Window in Detail

The Cognos Configuration window

Explaining the Cognos Configuration window

Summary

Managing IBM Cognos BI Server Components

Cognos BI architecture

Cognos BI interfaces

Things to remember

Load balancing

Benefits and features of the Cognos BI architecture

Summary

Administration Portal

Power of the Cognos BI Administration portal

The Status tab

The Security tab

The Configuration tab

The Index Search tab

Summary

Securing IBM Cognos BI

The IBM Cognos BI Security architecture

IBM Cognos Application Firewall

Content security management – an example

Secured features, functionalities, and capabilities

Single Sign-on

Summary

Drill-through Definitions

Overview of the drill-through feature

Creating a drill-through feature/definition

Summary

Logging, Auditing, and Cognos Backups

Logging

Backups

Summary

Additional Configurations and Customization

Customizing the appearance

Customizing the functionalities

Administration of Portlets

Managing user profiles

Summary

Administration of New and Enhanced Features

Cognos Mobile

Multiple-tenant environments

Summary

Index