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How can you restrict access onto different parts of report g
« on: April 02, 2009, 05:44:22 AM »
How can you restrict access onto different parts of report given a report?



In Cognos 8 you can do it in three stages

1) Package Level

2) Object level

3) Data level


Package level

Expan the namespace

R click on package > Click on Edit Package

Package Access window appears

Remove All users from it

Click Adds

select Cognos

Select Report Administrator

OK it

save the package in Framework Manager (FM)

Publish the package

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Object Level

Expan the namespace

R click on a table > Click on Specify Object Security

On specify Object Security window

click on ADD

On select users and group dialog box

select Cognos

Select Report Administrator & Consumers

Click Add

In new window under allow Report Administrator deny consumer

Now R click on namespaces

click on Specift Object Security

Here allow both consumers & Report Admni

Right click on packages

Explore package

window opens

Select Object security tab appears

You will be allowed see who is allowed and who is not

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Data level

Right click on a table

Select query subject

select specify security filter

specify data security dialog box appear

click on ADD

select cognos

select consumers

Ok it

click the first row

click on insert

In Filters folder

select the appropriate filter

save the package and publish it

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How can you restrict access onto different parts of report g
« on: April 02, 2009, 05:44:22 AM »

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