Security is to ensure individuals have access only to the data they need to perform their job responsibilities. IBM Cognos access replicates PeopleSoft Financial, Human Resources and UDSIS access. IBM Cognos access is assigned by Roles. Roles are defined as performing similar functions or having similar status. The University of Delaware has two types of IBM Cognos Roles: USERS or REPORTERS. USERS can run established reports. REPORTERS can run as well as create or modify reports. For specific information on obtaining IBM Cognos Access refer to the following web page:
IBM Cognos Roles – Verification
To verify the IBM Cognos Roles assigned to users, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cognos Mail List
The University of Delaware has a mail list (email@example.com) for Cognos users. The mail list is for discussions, problem reporting and notifications on the UD Cognos server. Information on how to subscribe is located on the following web page: ud-cognos
IBM Cognos Server is limited to on-campus network stations (Ethernet). For security purposes, users with a wireless/Wi Fi connection can access the IBM Cognos Server through VPN, Virtual Private Network software. Instructions for Connecting to IBM Cognos Instructions for Pop-up Blockers and Downloads
The Student Enrollment Data Mart and the UD Financial Data Mart included the source or criteria of derived items included in the data mart. Please refer to the data dictionaries via the link below for other data mart source or criteria of derived items. Data Dictionaries