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IBM Cognos 8 Planning by Rich Babaran, Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards

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Chapter 15. Maintaining Contributor Applications

This chapter explains how to automate typical administrative tasks in the Contributor Administration Console using macros. The chapter also explains how to grant access to other Contributor administrators to perform administrative tasks. Finally, we explore the nature of Contributor jobs and the role and management of job clusters and job servers. By the end of this chapter, you will have learned the following:

  • How to create macros to automate repetitive tasks such as import and publish of data
  • How to schedule these macros to run in IBM Cognos Connection or from a batch file
  • How to set up rights for specific administrative functions so that Contributor Administrators can perform tasks such as Go to ...

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