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IBM Cognos 8 Planning by Rich Babaran, Ned Riaz, Jason Edwards

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Basic administration tools

Analyst provides some functions to enable you to administer the models. With these functions you can manage libraries, search for BiFs and ODBC connections, change your Analyst configurations, and refresh broken references and index files.

Maintain Libraries and Users

The Maintain Libraries and Users menu allows you to create, delete, and rename libraries. It also allows you to grant users access to libraries. Earlier in this chapter, we went through the steps of creating and deleting a library. Chapter 16 will discuss in detail the steps required to add roles and groups and assign them to libraries.

To enable the Maintain Libraries and Users option:

  • Click on File|Administration|Maintain Libraries and Users.

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