© 2012 IBM Corporation
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Part 1
New Features - IBM Cognos 10.2 BI
© 2012 IBM Corporation
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Cognos Open Mic Team
2
Vijendra Sawant – Cognos Suppor...
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Agenda
 Overview of New features in IBM Cognos 10.2
–...
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IBM Cognos Infrastructure
64-bit Gateway
 64-bit vers...
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To restore the default 32-bit gateway
 In a command w...
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IBM Cognos Infrastructure
64-bit Gateway
 What the ba...
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IBM Cognos Infrastructure
Multi Tenant
 Multi-tenancy...
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What we are doing with Multi-Tenancy in IBM Cognos BI ...
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 Tenant property can be set either Globally (all name...
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 To configure the tenancy information for all namespa...
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 To configure the tenancy information for one namespa...
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 LDAP Custom Properties for the individual namespaces...
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Multi Tenant …Contd
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TenantID property on Objects :
 The TenantID is avail...
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Multi Tenant …Contd
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Multi Tenant …Contd
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Multi-Tenancy Views by Tenants
 Secure the applicatio...
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Multi Tenant …Contd
© 2012 IBM Corporation
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Multi Tenant …Contd
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Multi Tenant …Contd
© 2012 IBM Corporation
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IBM Cognos Infrastructure
 z/OS Support
– BI Server ,...
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IBM Cognos Infrastructure …Contd
 Security
– 3 new pr...
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IBM Cognos Workspace – (formally IBM Cognos Business I...
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IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
To add a tab:
• New Tab op...
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• New Global Area
–add obj...
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IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
The following secured feat...
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IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
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IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
 In the widget toolbar, y...
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IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
 freeze column and row he...
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IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced – (formally IBM Cognos B...
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IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced …Contd
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 Displays headers that indicate the parent categories...
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IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced …Contd
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  1. 1. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Part 1 New Features - IBM Cognos 10.2 BI
  2. 2. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Cognos Open Mic Team 2 Vijendra Sawant – Cognos Support Engineer Technical Panel Member Gracy Mendonca – Cognos Support Engineer Open Mic Facilitator Shashwat Dhyani – Cognos Support Engineer Presenter
  3. 3. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Agenda  Overview of New features in IBM Cognos 10.2 – Infrastructure • 64-bit gateway • Multi-tenancy • z/OS Support • Security – Workspace – (formally Business Insight) • Tabbed Workspaces • Capabilities • Chart Recommendation • Freeze column and row headings – Workspace advanced – (formally Business Insight Advanced) • Copy results to Excel • Advanced Crosstab Headers
  4. 4. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Infrastructure 64-bit Gateway  64-bit version of IBM Cognos BI comes with a 32 and 64 bit gateway  32-bit gateway is configured by default  64-bit gateways are provided for ISAPI, Apache module, and CGI. To enable the 64-bit gateway  In a command window, navigate to the /cognos10/cgi-bin folder  Run the following command: o Windows – copyGateMod.bat 64bit o UNIX/Linux – ./copyGateMod.sh 64bit This will copy files from the c10bin64 and c10cgi-binlib64 folder to the c10cgi-bin folder.
  5. 5. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential To restore the default 32-bit gateway  In a command window, navigate to the /cognos10/cgi-bin folder  Run the following command: o Windows – copyGateMod.bat 32bit o UNIX/Linux – ./copyGateMod.sh 32bit This will copy files from the c10bin and c10cgi-binlib folder to the c10cgi-bin folder. 64-bit Gateway …Contd
  6. 6. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Infrastructure 64-bit Gateway  What the batch/script file does - Copies all the files from c10cgi-binlib64 or c10cgi-binlib to cgi-bin - Copies the following files from the c10bin64 or c10bin to cgi-bin - cudt48.dll - cuin48.dll - cuuc48.dll - libibmcogeay32.dll - sslibmcogeay32.dll - xerces-c_2_7.dll - zlib1.dll
  7. 7. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Infrastructure Multi Tenant  Multi-tenancy provides the capability to support multiple customers or organizations (tenants) by using a single deployment of an application, while ensuring that the users belonging to each tenant can access only the data that they are authorized to use.  Manage independent clients in a single system – Tenant A cannot see Tenant B and vice versa • Coke-Pepsi, Ford-GM, IBM-HP  Content belongs to a tenant  Administration – Tenant auditing – Deploy a tenant  Before you can use IBM Cognos multi tenancy, you must modify your configuration.
  8. 8. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential What we are doing with Multi-Tenancy in IBM Cognos BI v10.2  The new property TenantID is the key –Every object has a TenantID  Easy to Administer and Maintain –One Install –One Content Store Multi Tenant …Contd
  9. 9. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential  Tenant property can be set either Globally (all namespaces) or either for the individual namespaces.  LDAP Advanced Property to be set at the Global and Individual namespace : - Multitenancy.TenantPattern = ~/parameters/tenantID - AdditionalUserPropertiesToQuery = parameters  LDAP Custom Properties : - tenantID = l (in this example “l” is for “location) Multi Tenant …Contd
  10. 10. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential  To configure the tenancy information for all namespaces (Globally): In Cognos Configuration, in the Explorer window, under Security, click Authentication, then select Advanced Properties Multi Tenant …Contd
  11. 11. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential  To configure the tenancy information for one namespace: In Cognos Configuration, in the Explorer window, under Security, click Authentication. Click the namespace that you want to configure. Multi Tenant …Contd
  12. 12. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential  LDAP Custom Properties for the individual namespaces : Multi Tenant …Contd
  13. 13. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  14. 14. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential TenantID property on Objects :  The TenantID is available to every object in IBM Cognos Connection  The TenantID is only visible to System Administrators in IBM Cognos Connection  If TenantID set on a folder, every child object ( folder, package & report ) assumes the TenantID of the parent folder Multi Tenant …Contd
  15. 15. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  16. 16. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  17. 17. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi-Tenancy Views by Tenants  Secure the application –Not everyone is a System Administrator –System Administrator can see all tenant content  Public Content vs Tenant Content –Once TenantID set, children of the parent object can not be Public Objects within content manager can be associated to a particular tenant or be categorized as public. Public objects are visible by all users regardless of the user's tenancy if the object permissions permit access. Multi Tenant …Contd
  18. 18. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  19. 19. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  20. 20. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Multi Tenant …Contd
  21. 21. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Infrastructure  z/OS Support – BI Server , Transformer, Samples – SDK – Cognos Insight Installer
  22. 22. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Infrastructure …Contd  Security – 3 new pre defined LDAP configurations – LDAP • Active Directory • IBM Tivoli • OracleSunOne – NTLM no longer available
  23. 23. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace – (formally IBM Cognos Business Insight) Tabbed Workspaces  Create multiple tabs in one workspace – Rename, Remove, Order
  24. 24. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd To add a tab: • New Tab option available: –Action Menu –Right click in the workspace –Add Tab
  25. 25. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
  26. 26. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
  27. 27. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd • New Global Area –add objects that you want to make common to all the tabs in your workspace. –slider filters, select value filters, action buttons and report prompts
  28. 28. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd The following secured features, which are associated with the IBM Cognos Workspace function, grant more extensive permissions for the workspace: Advanced Dashboard Features – Use this feature to grant the users maximum permissions for the workspace. Use Interactive Dashboard Features – Use this feature to grant the users permissions to access the workspace functions that allow interaction with the widget data. This includes access to the on-demand toolbar in the widget that provides options for interacting with the report data, such as sorting, deleting, resetting, swapping rows and columns, and changing the report display type. Capabilities
  29. 29. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd
  30. 30. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd  In the widget toolbar, you can click Change Display Type to automatically get the best display type for the data. IBM Cognos Workspace analyses the data and produces the most suitable display type. Chart Recommendation
  31. 31. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace …Contd  freeze column and row headings in lists and crosstabs.  keeps headings in view as you scroll through the data. Freeze column and row headings
  32. 32. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced – (formally IBM Cognos Business Insight Advanced) Copy results to Excel  copy data from a list or crosstab and paste it into a Microsoft Excel 2007 spreadsheet  maintains number formatting.  Quick way to export your analysis. Steps: – Select a container object. – From the Edit menu, click Copy Data. – From the Copy report HTML data to clipboard window copy all content – Open excel and paste
  33. 33. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced …Contd
  34. 34. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential  Displays headers that indicate the parent categories of the data items in the columns and rows.  Steps – From the Tools menu, click Options, then click the Report tab. – Select Automatically create crosstab headers for sets. IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced …Contd
  35. 35. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential IBM Cognos Workspace Advanced …Contd
  36. 36. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential References • http://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/documentation/do cs/en/10.2.0/ug_cra.pdf • http://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/documentation/do cs/en/10.2.0/crn_nf.pdf 36
  37. 37. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential 37
  38. 38. © 2012 IBM Corporation Business Analytics software IBM Confidential Q & A Session 38

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