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

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Chapter 7. Logging, Auditing, and Cognos Backups

Administrators are concerned about system availability, stability, speed, security, and troubleshooting. In this chapter, some core administrative tasks will be discussed that help in troubleshooting a problem and enabling Cognos content backups. The following topics will be discussed in this chapter:

  • Logging
  • Backups

Logging

IBM Cognos BI uses log messages to help administrators diagnose and troubleshoot problems that are faced in the Cognos environment. In other words, it can be used to investigate and diagnose the behavior of the Cognos BI system. Events, errors, warnings, and informative messages are sent to the logging service that redirects the log message data to either a flat file or a remote ...

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