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When do you need the Binding Credentials for AD Namespace in Cognos Configuration?

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Question

When would you need to add the "binding credentials" into Cognos Configuration for an Active Directory Nanespace?

Answer

If Cognos 8 is running on the machine in the same forest as the configured domain/forest, you do not need to specifically set the bind credentials. However, if you run cross forest, then, you must provide the bind credentials

You would also need the binding credentials if AD is not configured to allow anonymous bind


Related information

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Cross Reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Cognos Planning Contributor Windows 8.4, 8.4.1

Document information

More support for: Cognos 8 Planning
Contributor

Software version: 8.4, 8.4.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1432574

Modified date: 09 June 2010


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