When you need to reconfigure an existing Cognos environment to a use a different external security source (e.g. Active Directory, LDAP, etc), there are a handful of approaches you can take. I like to call them, "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." Before we explore these Good, Bad, and Ugly approaches, let's take a look at some common scenarios that tend to drive authentication namespace changes in a Cognos environment.
IBM Cognos and Motio Best Practices Blog
HealthPort, the authority on the compliant exchange of protected health information, recently selected Motio Persona software to migrate their Cognos authentication from Series 7 Access Manager to Active Directory. Read the following excerpt from the HealthPort Customer Success Story to find out how Persona streamlined their security migration.