WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Installation and Configuration for UNIX

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This documentation describes how to install and configure WebFOCUS and WebFOCUS ReportCaster on machines running UNIX operating systems. This documentation is intended for system administrators with knowledge of UNIX operating systems.

How This Manual Is Organized

This manual includes the following chapters:

Chapter/Appendix

Contents

1

Introducing WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Installation

Provides an overview of WebFOCUS and ReportCaster, including how WebFOCUS and ReportCaster process report requests, and the available installation configurations.

2

WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Installation Requirements

Provides the necessary requirements for installing and configuring WebFOCUS and ReportCaster.

3

Installing the WebFOCUS Reporting Server

Contains installation prerequisites and instructions for installing and configuring the WebFOCUS Reporting Server.

4

Installing the WebFOCUS Client

Describes how to install the WebFOCUS Client on UNIX.

5

Configuring Web and Application Servers

Contains instructions for configuring web and application servers to run WebFOCUS and ReportCaster.

6

Post-Installation Verification and Configuration

Describes how to configure WebFOCUS Client.

7

WebFOCUS ReportCaster Post-Installation Tasks

Describes ReportCaster post-installation tasks.

8

Business Intelligence Portal and Dashboard Verification and Security

Provides instructions for verifying and setting up WebFOCUS Business Intelligence Portal and Dashboard.

9

Troubleshooting WebFOCUS and ReportCaster

Provides information for tracking errors and debugging WebFOCUS problems.

A

Magnify Configuration

Contains instructions to configure Magnify.

B

Additional Graph Configuration Options

Explains how to configure WebFOCUS graphics options.

C

Additional WebFOCUS Repository Topics and Tasks

Provides additional information on the WebFOCUS Repository.

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