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BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Administrator Workshop

 

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1. Architecture and Installation

  • Understanding the BusinessObjects Components
  • Client Tier
  • Application Tier
  • Intelligence Tier
  • Processing Tier
  • Data Tier
  • Client Tier
  • Application Tier
  • Intelligence Tier
  • Processing Tier
  • Data Tier
  • Report Viewers
  • Information Flow
  • Installing Enterprise on Windows
  • Installation Options
  • System Requirements (Windows)
  • The Central Management System (CMS) Database

2. Architecture and Installation

  • Understanding the BusinessObjects Components
  • Client Tier
  • Application Tier
  • Intelligence Tier
  • Processing Tier
  • Data Tier
  • Client Tier
  • Application Tier
  • Intelligence Tier
  • Processing Tier
  • Data Tier
  • Report Viewers
  • Information Flow
  • Installing Enterprise on Windows
  • Installation Options
  • System Requirements (Windows)
  • The Central Management System (CMS) Database
  • Network Requirements
  • Full Stand Alone Installation

3. BusinessObjects Launchpad and InfoView

  • BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Launchpad
  • Java Launchpad:
  • .NET Launchpad:
  • Administration Launchpad Components Overview
  • Central Management Console
  • Documentation
  • Administrative Tools
  • More on the Web
  • InfoView Overview
  • Logging on to Enterprise
  • The InfoView Main Screen
  • The Title Area
  • The InfoView Navigation Panel
  • The InfoView Objects Area
  • The InfoView Discussions Area
  • Using InfoView
  • Viewing Folders
  • Folder Objects
  • Schedule a Report
  • View Latest Instance

4. Account Manager

  • What is Account Management?
  • Central Management Console
  • Managing Groups
  • Why Use Groups?
  • Creating a Group
  • Subgroups and Members
  • Managing Users
  • Creating a User Account
  • Users and Groups
  • Modifying a User Account
  • Guest Account
  • Disabling the Guest Account
  • Password Settings

5. Folder Management

  • What is Folder Management?
  • Creating Folders
  • Deleting Folders
  • Copying and Moving Folders
  • Adding an Object to a Folder
  • Folder Limits
    User Folders
  • Categories
  • Creating a Personal Category
  • Corporate Categories

6. Managing User Access

  • Enterprise Object Security
  • Model Access Levels
  • Group and Folder Inheritance
  • Group Inheritance
  • Folder Inheritance
  • Access Levels and Rights
  • Setting Advanced Object Rights
  • The CMS and User Rights
  • The Root Folder
  • Security Models
  • Model 1 – Closed System of Increasing Rights
  • Model 2 – Open System of Decreasing Rights

7. Publishing Wizard

  • What is Publishing?
  • Publishing with the Publishing Wizard

8. Managing Objects

  • What are Objects
  • Managing Report Objects
  • Adding a new Object using the Central Management Console
  • Copy, Move and Shortcut
  • Copying a Report Object
  • Creating a Shortcut
  • Searching for a Report
  • Managing a Report Object and Its Instances
  • Properties Tab
  • History Tab
  • Process Tab
  • Schedule Tab
  • Object Packages

9. Scheduling Reports

  • What is Scheduling?
  • Time Based Scheduling Options
  • On Demand Schedule
  • Once Schedule
  • Daily Report
  • Every X hours, N minutes
  • Weekly
  • Monthly

10. Managing Events

  • Events Overview
  • Creating a File Based Event
  • Creating a Schedule Based Event
  • Creating a Custom Based Event

11. Managing and Configuring Servers

  • Server Administrative Tools
  • Central Management Console (CMC)
  • Central Configuration Manager (CCM)
  • Start, Stop and Restarting Servers
  • Using Central Management Console to Organize Servers
  • Using Central Configuration Manager to Manage Servers
  • Viewing Metrics using the Central Management Console
  • Server Metrics
  • Managing the Central Management Server
  • Configuring the Audit Database
  • Clustering Central Management Servers.
  • Installing a New CMS and Adding it to a Cluster
  • Adding an Installed CMS to a Cluster
  • Changing the Cluster Name
  • Copying CMS data from one Database to Another
  • Recreating the CMS Database
  • Managing the File Repository Servers
  • Metrics
  • Managing the Cache Server
  • Cache Server Properties
  • Cache Server Metrics
  • Managing the Event Server
  • Event Server Properties
  • Event Server Metrics
  • Managing the Page Server
  • Page Server Metrics
  • Page Server Rights
  • Managing the Report Job Server
  • Job Server Properties
  • Report Job Server Metrics
  • Default Disk Destination
  • Default Email (STMP) Destination
  • Server Groups
  • Creating a Server Group

12. Business Servers

  • Business View Overview
  • Data Connections
  • Dynamic Data Connection
  • Data Foundations
  • Business Elements
  • Business View
  • List of Values
  • Business Element Wizard
  • Business View Architecture
  • The Business View Manager
  • Starting the Business View Manager
  • Creating a Data Connection
  • Checking Connectivity
  • Creating a Dynamic Data Connection
  • Creating a Data Foundation
  • Property Browser and Data Foundations
  • Adding Formulas to a Data Foundation
  • Adding SQL Expressions to a Data Foundation
  • Using Custom Functions in the Data Foundation
  • Creating Filters in the Data Foundation
  • Multiple Filters
  • Creating a Parameter Field
  • Business Elements
  • Business Views
  • Business Views Object Rights
  • Editing Rights
  • Inheritance
  • Security Model Example
  • Row and Column Security
  • Row Security
  • Column Security
  • Reports based on Business Views
  • List of Values
  • Importing and Exporting Business Views

13. The Repository

  • The Repository Migration Wizard
  • The Repository Explorer
  • Working with the Repository Explorer
  • Adding, Renaming & Deleting Folders
  • Adding Text Objects or Images
  • Adding SQL Commands
  • Adding Custom Functions
  • Changing Repository Objects on Your Report
  • Disconnecting Text Objects and Images
  • Reattaching Text Objects and Images
  • Editing SQL Commands
  • Editing Custom Functions
  • Editing Repository Objects Summary
  • Update of Report Objects Linked to the Repository

14. Universe Overview

  • Understanding Universes
  • Creating a Universe with Designer
  • Define the Universe Parameters
  • Create Initial Classes and Objects
  • Create Measure Objects
  • Generate the Universe
  • Modifying the Universe
  • Defining Joins
  • Formatting Display Values
  • Publishing the Universe
  • Exporting the Universe
  • Using the Universe in Enterprise
  • Universe Connections
  • Universes
  • Using Universes in Crystal Reports

15. Security Concepts

  • Security Overview
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Authentication Types
  • The Primary Authentication Process
  • Managing Authentication
  • Enterprise Authentication
  • LDAP Authentication
  • Windows NT Security
  • Default Account
  • NT Single Sign On
  • Secondary Authorization