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Transitioning Cognos to a Different Security Source - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted by Holly Rice on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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. 

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Tags: cognos authentication migration, series 7 access manager, Persona, Namespace Migrations