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Populating the Profiles database
February 11, 2013
Populate the Profiles database with data from the LDAP directory.
Before you begin
Spend time planning your Profiles population, integration, and customization.
Involve all the relevant stakeholders at an early stage of the planning process.
If possible, release the Profiles rollout in phases and get feedback from pilot users.
Prepopulate Profiles photos.
Plan for business card use and for
® presence awareness.
® Directory Integrator is correctly configured.
Directory Integrator to populate the LDAP and then to populate the Profiles database.
If you are migrating from
® Connections version 3.0.1 or 188.8.131.52, do not complete the tasks for populating the Profiles database. The migration process handles those tasks separately.
Configuring Tivoli Directory Integrator
Directory Integrator (TDI) to synchronize and exchange information between the Profiles database and your LDAP directory.
Adding source data to the Profiles database
Populate the Profiles database with information from the source server by using the Profiles population wizard or by populating the database manually.
Configuring the Manager designation in user profiles
When you map manager data in the Profiles database, you can mark manager profiles and also create report-to chains.
Supplemental user data for Profiles
You can supplement user profiles data using a mapping table, the
file, and CSV files.
Developing custom Tivoli Directory Integrator assembly lines for Profiles
Preparing to configure the LDAP directory
Creating the Cognos administrator account
Installing IBM WebSphere Application Server
Setting up federated repositories
Installing Cognos Business Intelligence for Metrics reporting
Using the Profiles population wizard
Using the Profiles population wizard in silent mode
Manually populating the Profiles database
Tivoli Directory Integrator commands
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