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After the repository is created, you should test the WebFOCUS Client and the ReportCaster configuration.
If you have problems with the verification, see Troubleshooting WebFOCUS and ReportCaster.
Make sure you have carried out the procedures in the preceding chapters before starting the Distribution Server.
Before starting or testing the Distribution Server, components it communicates with must be started. These include the following:
This section describes how to test the WebFOCUS Client.
Are the host name and HTTP port of the web server or application server. For Tomcat stand-alone configurations, the default is hostname:8080. If you require SSL, use https instead of http.
The WebFOCUS Sign In page opens, as shown in the following image.
Note: If you receive a page not found error, ensure that your application server is started and that you have deployed the WebFOCUS application. For more information on configuring your application server, see Installing the WebFOCUS Client.
Note: If you receive an invalid user name or password error, ensure that the WebFOCUS repository has been created and contains initial table data.
The WebFOCUS BI Portal page appears, as shown in the following image.
You can change the default credentials using the Security Center facility. To do this, click Administration from the top menu and then click Security Center. For more information, see the WebFOCUS Security and Administration manual.
This section describes how to start and stop the ReportCaster Distribution Server.
To verify, change, or test the Repository connectivity settings:
The right pane displays the Repository database parameters.
A confirmation window opens.
The status appears in the right pane and should read:
The Distribution Server is running in Full Function mode
After the ReportCaster Distribution Server is started, test the ReportCaster configuration by accessing ReportCaster interfaces.
The ReportCaster Console opens, as shown in the following image.