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IBM Cognos BI v10.2 Administration Essentials by Khalid Mehmood Awan

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The Configuration tab

The third tab shown on the IBM Cognos BI Administration portal is the Configuration tab. The author role also has this tab available along with the Status tab, but no other tab (for example, the Security tab, a detailed Configuration tab, or the Index Search tab) is available to authors. The administrators have this tab fully populated with options. We shall be discussing each option one by one. The following screenshot shows the default view when the Configuration tab is selected:

The Configuration tab

Data Source Connections

This is the first option that appears by default when the Configuration tab is clicked. Here the administrators may define ...

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