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IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

By : Terence Phillip Curran
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IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager

By: Terence Phillip Curran

Overview of this book

"IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" is a complete practical guide to using and getting the best out of this essential tool for modeling your data for use with IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Reporting. With its step-by-step approach, this book is suitable for anyone from a beginner to an expert, complete with tips and tricks for better data modeling."IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" is a step by step tutorial-based guide; from importing your data to designing and improving your model, and creating your packages while working with other modelers, every step is presented in a logical process.Learn how to use the best design strategy to design your model, create an import layer, a modeling layer, and a presentation layer to make your model easy to maintain. Do you need to design a DMR model? No problem, this book shows you every step. This book can even make working with other users easier - we will show you the methods and techniques for allowing others to work on the same model at the same time. Need to create dynamic data structures to change the way the data is presented to your users so your French users can see the data in French, your German users in German, and your English users in English? You can do all this with parameter maps."IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager" continues where the product manuals end, showing you how to build and refine your project through practical, step by step instructions.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM Cognos 10 Framework Manager
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Publishing a package

Once we have created our new package we need to publish it to the IBM Cognos Server. To publish our package perform the following steps:

  1. Right-click on the package name and choose Publish Package.

  2. This will launch the Publish Wizard window.


    Initially, the publish location will be set to Public Folders, but you can change this location and put all your packages into any folder on the IBM Cognos Server. In this case, the packages are all published into Public Folders > Packages. You can change the folder location by clicking on the folder icon to the right of the box labeled Folder location in the Content Store and selecting a new location.

  3. Select whether you want to include versioning by selecting the Enable model versioning checkbox, and setting the number of versions to retain.


    The Location on the network option is only relevant if creating externalized query subjects.

  4. Click on Next to continue.

  5. Initially you will be asked to set package security; if you have...