Course Overview

IBM Cognos Controller: Administer the Technical Environment (V10.1) is a one-day, instructor-led course that combines lecture material and hands-on practice in installing, administering, and troubleshooting IBM Cognos Controller. The course outlines how the IBM Cognos Controller architecture can be customized to fit into various infrastructures. Students will learn how to use IBM Cognos Controller components with different database platforms, how to implement security, and how to troubleshoot, upgrade, and migrate applications.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Administrators.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Basic knowledge of databases
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • IBM Cognos Controller: Develop Applications (V10.1) (Recommended)

Course Objectives

Please refer to course overview.

Course Content

Install and Configure IBM Cognos Controller

  • Review the IBM Cognos Performance Management (PM) solution and the role of IBM Cognos Controller in PM
  • Describe the IBM Cognos Controller architecture
  • Describe IBM Cognos Controller components
  • Install IBM Cognos Controller
  • Configure IBM Cognos Controller

Set Up Security for IBM Cognos Controller

  • Describe the security architecture for IBM Cognos Controller
  • Identify methods of authenticated logon
  • Configure security for IBM Cognos Controller
  • Describe cryptographic services
  • Describe IBM Cognos Application Firewall

Use Databases with IBM Cognos Controller

  • Describe how databases are used with IBM Cognos Controller
  • Identify specific considerations for:
  • IBM DB2
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Populate a Controller data mart database
  • Populate a TM1 cube with Controller data

Troubleshoot IBM Cognos Controller

  • Identify useful log files
  • Solve common problems when starting IBM Cognos Controller components
  • Solve common problems when starting and configuring IBM Cognos components
  • Identify useful troubleshooting resources

Upgrade and Migrate IBM Cognos Controller Applications

  • Upgrade an IBM Cognos Controller application
  • Migrate an IBM Cognos Controller application