Enabling Tivoli Common Reporting on Tivoli Netcool Performance Manager
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To enable Tivoli Common Reporting on Tivoli Netcool Performance Manager (TNPM), you must install additional software, Model Maker IBM Cognos Edition. Model Maker can be used with both the wireless and wireline components of TNPM. Wireless users will also have to install IBM Tivoli Common Reporting (TCR) 2.1.
I'll not go into detail on the solution in this post, I'd just like to point you to the documentation you need to get going Then I'll let the docs do the talking. If you have further questions, I'll be glad to help.
For each release, we will update the documentation on the information center, there is no documentation in the download media.
The Tivoli Netcool Performance Manager 1.3.1 documentation is here:
The Model Maker IBM Cognos Edition documentation is in its own category under TNPM, as it is common to both wireless and wireline. Ensure that you don't download the Model Maker BusinessObjects Edition Installation and User Guide by mistake, this is separate wireless-only software.
The current Model Maker IBM Cognos Edition documentation consists of the following guides:
The Getting Started with Common Reporting Guide takes you through the basics of Performance Management reporting using Tivoli Common Reporting. For more detail, look out for upcoming best practices, which will go into more detail, and be posted here on Service Management Connect as they are developed.