How do I install and configure Maximo Version 7.5 to utilize Cognos Reporting Version 10.1.1?
Beginning with the Maximo Base Services 126.96.36.199 Release, an integration to IBM Cognos Reporting Version 10.1.1 is available. This integration supplements the existing Maximo Cognos Integration to Cognos Version 8.4.
With this new integration, there are now 3 different ways you can enable Maximo-Cognos Reporting in the Maximo 7.5.03 and future releases, which are:
1. Direct Integration to Cognos 8.4.1
2. Direct Integration to Cognos 10.1.1.
3. Indirect Integration thru TCR 2.1.1 to Cognos 8.4.1
*NOTE: You can enable the Maximo Cognos Integration in two different ways - either through your existing license of Cognos Reporting, or through your utilization of Tivoli Common Reporting. If you utilize your own license of Cognos, without TCR, it is referred to as a Direct Integration. If you use Cognos thru TCR, it is referred to as an Indirect, or TCR integration.
This document details the installation steps required for the integration, the synchronization of the security groups, enabling of Maximo based Object structures to be published as Cognos metadata packages, and creation of Cognos Namespaces.
As noted previously, this document is specific to the Direct Integration for Cognos 10.1.1 which is enabled starting with the Maximo 188.8.131.52 release.
For the Installation guide for the Direct Integration with Cognos 8.4, click here
For the Installation guide for the Indirect TCR Integration with Cognos 8.4, click here
For the latest Maximo 75 Cognos Integration guide, which details how the integration is enabled, including information on the security and meta data enablement, click here
Revision 3 - March 2013
Updated (1) Notes on page 10 (2) Information updates on JRE Version in Step 4C (3) Updated Formatting, Reference Material Section and miscellaneuos text corrections
Revision 2 – October 2012
Updates include (1) Note on Page 27 about sql server driver version required to prevent errors when running Cognos reports with specific date type combinations
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