WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Installation and Configuration Steps
There are several steps to the installation and configuration
WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Introduction. Review
this section to ensure you understand the different components involved
in the installation.
Pre-Installation Tasks. Before
installing WebFOCUS, review all the requirements and fill out the
Installation Worksheet in WebFOCUS and ReportCaster Installation Requirements. If you use ReportCaster,
be sure to prepare for the repository.
WebFOCUS Reporting Server Installation. Install
the WebFOCUS Reporting Server on machines with access to your source
data, as explained in Installing the WebFOCUS Reporting Server.
WebFOCUS Client and ReportCaster Installation. Install
the WebFOCUS Client and ReportCaster, as explained in Installing the WebFOCUS Client.
Web Server or Application Server Configuration. Configure
your web server or application server, as explained in Configuring Web and Application Servers.
Important: For a split-tier
environment, see Configuring WebFOCUS in a Split Web-Tier and Application Server-Only Environment.
WebFOCUS Post-Installation Tasks. Verify
the WebFOCUS configuration and optionally change default settings,
as explained in WebFOCUS Post-Installation Tasks.
Post-Installation Data Access and Description. Use
the WebFOCUS Reporting Server Web
Console and its Help system to configure adapters (data access)
and create synonyms (data description) for your data sources. These steps are also documented
in the Server Administration manual.
Review the WebFOCUS Release Notes document for information
on known issues and documentation updates. When upgrading from a
previous release, review the WebFOCUS Upgrade Considerations document
for information on expected configuration and functional changes.
These documents are available online at the WebFOCUS Release Notes