In Cognos environments which authenticate against LDAP or Active Directory, MotioPI can be configured to pull information directly from the external security provider. This enables some of the advanced features in the User Access panel without requiring a stored credential for each user.
IBM Cognos and Motio Best Practices Blog
If you received the error below while attempting to launch MotioPI, you are most likely behind a corporate proxy. The following workaround will enable you to run MotioPI.
The following blog contains information pertaining to MotioPI version 2.8 and earlier. We suggest you launch the most current version of MotioPI. Go here to register for the latest version.
MotioPI requires at least Java JRE 1.6_15 or later. This JRE is required on the client machine, not the Cognos server (the "client machine" is the machine from which you launch MotioPI).
If you need to download a compatible JRE, then you can do so from the following link :