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Hot Topics
Software version: 2.2
Operating system(s): All

Software version: 2.2
Operating system(s): AIX 6.1

Software version: 2.2
Operating system(s): All

How can you stop unauthorized users from accessing the Reporter 2.x directory tree from a web browser?

Software version: 2.2
Operating system(s): All

Downloads and Updates

Using IBM Tivoli Netcool/Reporter
Welcome to the Reporter information center.

Learn to create templates, which may subsequently be used to generate reports in a variety of formats such as text based reports, drill-down, bar chart, pie chart, three dimensional, and worksheet. Learn how to schedule and distribute reports. An Oracle 8i instance, Netcool/OMNIbus Version (V3.6), an Oracle Gateway, and the Netcool/Reporter Server are pre-installed on each individual Solaris8 workstation. Each individual learns how to access the Netcool/Reporter user interface with a Web browser. A variety of report templates are generated and tested. Also, cover all the Netcool/Reporter user features and functions.

Learn to install, configure, and operate the Netcool/Reporter product. Get an understanding of the hardware and software requirements, configuring the operating system, configuring the database, installing and configuring the High Performance Oracle Gateway in Reporter mode, installing the Netcool/Reporter Server, JRun, Apache, and command line interaction with the various software components.

Learn how to administer users and groups, data sources, the Reporter server, and user pages. The course has practical sessions with you performing installation and configuration activities on a dedicated Solaris workstation. An Oracle 8i instance and Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Version 3.6 (V3.6) are pre-installed on each individual Solaris8 workstation. You learn how to customize the Oracle instance in preparation for the installation and operation of the High Performance Oracle Gateway. The Reporter server is then installed and integrated with the Oracle instance. Then, learn how to manage users and groups, data sources, and roles and user pages.

NOTE: You must bring a Personal Computer (PC) or laptop running Internet Explorer V5 or higher to complete the Web-based configuration activities.

Upon completion of this course, you are able to deploy and integrate Netcool/Reporter V2.0 on a Solaris host, which you learn and use basic troubleshooting and faultfinding techniques.

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Change History

7 March 2012: Updated Date

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