Sunday, January 1, 2012

Cognos 10 Administration Deployment

a- Taking Backup of Packages/Reports code
b- Migrating the Packages/Reports across environments: DEV-->UAT-->PROD
From source environment to target.

1- Logon to Cognos 10 Portal.
2- Goto IBM Cognos Administration.
3- Goto Configuration.
4- Click on the Content Administration on the left side.
5- From the source environment you need to create an export of the content.
6- In the target environment you need to import it back.  
7- Click on the new Export icon on the top right. (Below the launch menu)
8- Specify a name of the Export.
9- Select the Packages / Folders (Please note that you CAN'T select individual Reports.)              
10- Keep all the selection options as default.
11- Click Next --> save and run once --> Finish.                                      
12- A zip file with the same name as Export would be created under :
<Cognos Server Installation Location>/Deployment

For Deployment into Target Environment:

13- Copy this file from Source Environment and paste it under:
 <Cognos Server Installation Location>/Deployment
of the target environment.

14- Do the import in the Target Environment, as shown during Export.

SO THATS IT.......

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