Genware Audit Processor
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Genware Audit Processor

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genware audit processor for cognos AuditProcessorThe GENWARE Audit Processor for Cognos is an application that provides full reporting functionality on information stored in Cognos Access Manager [AM], audit log fi les produced by Cognos Impromptu Web Reports [IWR] and Cognos PowerPlay Enterprise Server [PPES]. Information contained in these sources are processed and loaded into an open database that has been normalized for optimal data storage. The GENWARE Audit Processor for Cognos includes several reports that provide valuable information from this data including System Usage and System Performance.some of the key features • Identify commonly used and unused dimensions in your • Report and track changes to security.PowerCubes. • Open database can be used to easily create customized • Identify frequently used reports and track execution times. reports.• Early identifi cation of IWR reports that failed. • Schedule Security and Log data imports.• Detailed reporting on security settings and user • Supports single and multiple Operating System platforms assignments. for import sources.access manager reporting • Simplifi es data access management by easily identifying Cognos Access Manager is the Cognos utility used to manage which users do and do not have access to databases and maintain Cognos authentication security. While Access and database signons.Manager does not generate an audit log, the GENWARE • Can identify which users are not ...

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AuditProcessor
genware audit processor for cognos
Simplifies data access management by easily identifying
which users do and do not have access to databases
and database signons.
Can identify which users are not accessing the system.
Manage user licenses and system access.
ient that has over 1000 users spread throughout
“At a clie
time zones the Genware Audit Processor Access
various t
r Reports provide a list of users by time zone
Manage
making it easy to ensure that the users are correctly
making
configured. These reports are also used to check which
users do not have access to specific data sources and
the correct signons. This would normally have been a
time consuming exercise.”
access manager reporting
Cognos Access Manager is the Cognos utility used to manage
and maintain Cognos authentication security. While Access
Manager does not generate an audit log, the
GENWARE
Audit Processor for Cognos
utilizes the OLE automation
interface to extract pertinent information. The
GENWARE Audit
Processor for Cognos
provides the following reports and
functionality:
Simplify management of user communities by reporting
on user properties including Signons Options, Database
Assignments and Time Zones.
User Class structures
User Folder Structures
Easily identify users not assigned to the correct User
Class.
Report and track changes to security.
Open database can be used to easily create customized
reports.
Schedule Security and Log data imports.
Supports single and multiple Operating System platforms
for import sources.
some of the key features
Identify commonly used and unused dimensions in your
PowerCubes.
Identify frequently used reports and track execution times.
Early identification of IWR reports that failed.
Detailed reporting on security settings and user
assignments.
The
GENWARE Audit Processor for Cognos
is an application that provides full reporting functionality on
information stored in Cognos Access Manager [AM], audit log files produced by Cognos Impromptu Web
Reports [IWR] and Cognos PowerPlay Enterprise Server [PPES]. Information contained in these sources are
processed and loaded into an open database that has been normalized for optimal data storage. The
GENWARE
Audit Processor for Cognos
includes several reports that provide valuable information from this data including
System Usage and System Performance.
GENWARE COMPUTER SYSTEMS Inc
212 Main Street Lincoln Park NJ 07035
PO Box 226 Towaco NJ 07082
Tel (973) 633-6606
Fax (973) 633-6647
Email: Service
@GenwareCS.com
www.GenwareCS.com
audit reporting
PowerPlay Enterprise Server and Impromptu Web Reports
generates audit log files that can be used to extract information
on system usage and access. The
GENWARE Audit Processor
for Cognos
reads these log files and processes the data into a
database from which reports can be run. The
GENWARE Audit
Processor for Cognos
provides the following reporting and
functionality:
powerplay enterprise server reporting
Cube usage reports by cube or by user.
Determine if user community is accessing cubes, who,
when and how often.
Determine daily and monthly usage of server i.e. how
many unique users are accessing the server, who, when
and how often.
With the logging level set to detail, determine dimension
access within cubes. This could lead to cube optimization
and redesign.
itiatives are being undertaken to deliver
“Various init
to the user community through Cognos
information
es. Users are then tasked to explore the
PowerCube
cubes in their own time and to give feedback at
cubes in th
follow-up meetings. Prior to these meetings we can
now obtain reports as to who has accessed the cube,
how often they have accessed and how many
sessions and requests each user had.”
impromptu web reports reporting
Usage reports by Report or by user.
Determine which reports are being run,by whom, when
and how often they are run.
Determine daily and monthly usage of server i.e. how
many unique users are accessing the server, who, when
and how often.
Monitor average runtime and queue time per report,
per user, per day.
Identify when reports give errors as soon as the error
has been generated.
dit processor is configured to load
“The aud
a daily schedule. By reviewing the
logs on a
eport for the day it was established
usage re
which reports had been run with errors.
which r
Users are called to check what had
happened and if they had been able to
gain the information required by rerunning
the same report or through another report.
Users are impressed with the fact that
the administration team is proactive in
resolving error conditions.”
Audit Processor
Genware Computer Systems Inc. provides customers with the
tools and services needed to develop and implement customized
Business Intelligence solutions. At Genware the focus is on delivering
easy-to-use applications that allow end users to transform data
into information. These applications provide analytical functionality
including customized reporting, online analytical processing (OLAP),
and information mining.
Genware has recognized the diversity of
toolsets in the market that are used to develop such applications,
and as such has chosen to align itself with the leading BI tool vendor,
Cognos.
Genware services include Business Intelligence Application Devel-
opment, Cognos Technology Staff Augmentation, Cognos Applica-
tion Administration and Custom onsite Training.
C ognos, Access M anager, Im prom ptu Web R eports, Pow erplay Enterprise Server are tradem aks of C ognos Inc.
All other tradem arks m entioned herein are the property of the respective tradem ark holders.