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Creating the Cognos administrator account
February 11, 2013
Create a new user, or select an existing user in the LDAP directory to serve as the administrator of the IBM® Cognos® BI Server component (you will add the administrator credentials to a configuration script when you deploy Cognos Business Intelligence).
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administrator account must reside in the same LDAP directory used by
If you will use an existing LDAP account, take note of the user name and password. For example, if your organization already has a
deployment, you might choose to use the same administrator account with Connections.
If an acceptable account does not exist already, create it now; again, note the credentials for use later.
For more information on using an LDAP directory with
Configuring IBM Cognos Components to Use an Authentication Provider
The Cognos administrator user name should use the value of the LDAP attribute that will be used for the
field as described in
Configuring support for LDAP authentication for Cognos Business Intelligence
. For example, if the value for
, then use the value of the
attribute of the account as user name.
Preparing to configure the LDAP directory
Installing IBM WebSphere Application Server
Setting up federated repositories
Populating the Profiles database
Installing Cognos Business Intelligence for Metrics reporting
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