IBM Cognos and Motio Best Practices Blog

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

HealthPort Chooses Motio Persona for Cognos Authentication Migration

Posted by Holly Rice on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 10:16 AM

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.

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Tags: active directory, cognos authentication migration, series 7 access manager