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

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Administering libraries and users

In this section, we will explain how System Administrators can assign user access to Analyst libraries.

Managing access to Analyst libraries

System administrators assign access to a library by adding users, groups, or roles, and assigning them rights.

Security is configured in IBM Cognos Connection. The topic of adding users, groups, and roles in IBM Cognos Connection is beyond the scope of this book. In this section, we will explain how to assign the users access to libraries from groups set up in IBM Cognos Connection.

In the following example, there are two users who require access to the ABC Analyst library. The first user, Tom, needs WRITE access to the library so that he can add and make changes to it. Sarah ...

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