Connections version 3.0.1, do not complete the tasks for creating databases or populating the Profiles database. The migration process handles those tasks automatically.
Preparing to configure the LDAP directory
Determine which Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) attributes you want to use as the identifiers for IBM
Creating the Cognos administrator account
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
Installing IBM WebSphere Application Server
Install IBM WebSphere
® Application Server .
Setting up federated repositories
Use federated repositories with IBM WebSphere
Application Server to manage and secure user and group identities.
Create databases for the applications that you plan to install. You can use the database wizard or run the SQL scripts that are provided with IBM
Populating the Profiles database
Populate the Profiles database with data from the LDAP directory.
Installing Cognos Business Intelligence for Metrics reporting
Business Intelligence collects, manages, and displays statistical information for the Metrics application in IBM
Connections. Installing Cognos
Business Intelligence involves installing IBM WebSphere
Application Server Network Deployment, plus a database client, in addition to the Cognos