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TS115: IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.6 Cognos Reporting


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This course is a 1-day instructor-led course in which you learn to create Cognos reports in the TPC web-based GUI. The course also covers Cognos configuration to email reports and export them to file systems.

Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:

IBM Spectrum Control


This is an intermediate-level course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center


You should understand storage virtualization, SAN management, and zoning.


Generate the predefined reports in the web-based GUI
Use Query Studio in the web-based GUI to create new reports
Define schedules to automate reports
Define output formats
Connect your Cognos server to a second TPCDB database
Restore deleted reporting packages



o Cognos Reporting

• Lesson 1 – Introduction to Tivoli Cognos Reporting
• Lesson 2 – Query Studio
• Lesson 3 – Customizing Cognos
• Lesson 4 – Multiple server access for Tivoli Common Reporting
• Lesson 5 – Restoring deleted predefined reports


• Exercise 1 – Testing the status of the local server and adding a remote server to monitor
• Exercise 2 – Viewing and modifying a predefined report
• Exercise 3 – Configuring email in Cognos
• Exercise 4 – Scheduling a report for distribution
• Exercise 5 – Using Cognos reports to determine resource relationship and performance
• Exercise 6 – Modifying a report in Cognos Report Studio to consolidate multipath information
• Exercise 7 – Configuring Cognos to save reports to a file system
• Exercise 8 – Saving a report to an external file system
• Exercise 9 – Creating a report by using Query Studio
• Exercise 10 – Running the new report
• Exercise 11 – Gathering data and reporting changes in Cognos
• Exercise 12 – Reporting on multiple Spectrum Control servers
• Exercise 13 – Restoring default reports