Where you are in the Installation process:

StepTask
1Complete the planning activities.
2Prepare for TrueSight Smart Reporting installation.
3Install TrueSight Smart Reporting.
4

Complete the post-installation activities. (You are here)

Complete the post-installation activites to make your TrueSight Smart Reporting solution functional.

Adding a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting

You must add a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting to view the component reports. You can perform the following tasks on a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting:

  • Add a component
  • Update the latest views of a component
  • Modify a component
  • Delete the component

When you add a component in TrueSight Smart Reporting, the component reports and views are automatically imported and users and roles are created in TrueSight Smart Reporting. You can open TrueSight Smart Reporting from the component user interface.

Before you begin

Ensure that:

  • You are a component administrator.
  • If you have installed TrueSight Smart Reporting on Windows and if you are planning to use the Chrome browser to access TrueSight Smart Reporting, you must import CA-signed certificates for TrueSight Smart Reporting. Ensure that the connection to TrueSight Smart Reporting is in the secure mode for all clients.
    If you cannot import a CA-signed certificate and want to use a self-signed certificate, access TrueSight Smart Reporting on any browser other than Chrome, for example, Mozilla or Internet Explorer.

    See Implementing private certificates in TrueSight Smart Reporting for more information.

To add TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse as a component

TrueSight Smart Reporting does not support adding multiple TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse servers as components.

  1. Use the following URL to open the Login page:
    https://<TrueSight Smart Reporting hostname>:<port>/tsr
  2. In the Log in as list, select the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse administrator.

  3. Click here in the Click here to add a component link. You can see the Add Components page.

    Note: User roles for adding a component

    The TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse Administrator can use the Click here to add a component link to register a component. However, until a component is registered, the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse Administrator cannot log in to TrueSight Smart Reporting.

    A TrueSight Smart Reporting Administrator can log in to TrueSight Smart Reporting even if the component is not registered. However, the TrueSight Smart Reporting Administrator cannot add a component.


  4. Select the options as described in the following table:

    FieldDescription
    Component Type

    TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse is selected.

    Host Name/IP AddressEnter the host name or IP address of of TrueSight Server Automation Data Warehouse. This is a required field.
    ProtocolHTTPS is the supported protocol, and this setting cannot be changed.
    PortEnter the port number of TrueSight Server Automation. 9443 is the default port. This is a required field
    Admin UsernameEnter the TrueSight Server Automation administrator user name. This is a required field.
    Admin PasswordEnter the TrueSight Server Automation administrator password. This is a required field.
  5. Click SaveYou can see the component that you added on the Components page. After the component is connected, the value in the Status column changes from Initializing to Connected.



    The Status column displays values according to the registration status of your component. The following statuses are available:

    • Initializing
    • Connected
    • Registration Error
    • Disconnected
    • Deleting
    • Delete Error
    • Updating
    • Update Error

To update the latest views of a component

You can import the latest views and reports of your component in TrueSight Smart Reporting without stopping TrueSight Smart Reporting or your component.

When you import the latest content of your component in TrueSight Smart Reporting, the existing out-of-the box reporting content is replaced by the latest content. The customized reports are not replaced, and remain unchanged.

Use the following URL to open the Login page:Do the following:

  1. If you have made any changes to the out-of-the-box content of your component, save a backup copy of the content with a different name.
  2. Use the following URL to open the Login page:
    https://<TrueSight Smart Reporting hostname>:<port>/tsr
  3. In the Log in as field, select the component administrator user.
  4. Enter the component administrator user name and password, and click Login. The Components page appears.
  5. Click the Update Content icon for the component whose content you want to update.
  6. In the Update Content window, click Yes. A success message appears when the content is updated.

To modify a component

Do the following:

  1. Use the following URL to open the Login page:
    https://<TrueSight Smart Reporting hostname>:<port>/tsr
  2. In the Log in as field, select the component administrator user.
  3. Enter the component administrator user name and password, and click Login. The Components page appears.
  4. Click the Edit icon for the component that you want to edit.
  5. In the Edit Component page, modify the values of the component. Ensure that you add correct details while editing a component to avoid errors.
  6. Click Save to save your changes.

To delete a component

A component can be deleted in one of the following scenarios:

  • The component is in the Connected state. The component administrator or TrueSight Smart Reporting administrator can delete the component. The TrueSight Smart Reporting details are automatically deleted from the component.
  • The component is disconnected. Only the TrueSight Smart Reporting administrator can delete the component. The TrueSight Smart Reporting details must be manually deleted from the component.

Do the following:

  1. Use the following URL to open the Login page:
    https://<TrueSight Smart Reporting hostname>:<port>/tsr
  2. In the Log in as field, select the component administrator user.
  3. Enter the component administrator user name and password, and click Login. The Components page appears.
  4. Click the Delete icon for the component that you want to delete.
  5. On the Delete Confirmation window, click Delete.

Where to go from here

Now that you have completed all the post-installation activities, you can upgrade security in your environment by implementing private certificates (for Windows on the Chrome browser), and by using TLS 1.2 to communicate with TrueSight Smart Reporting (for TLS-enabled Oracle repository database). Do the following:

  • Implement private certificates in TrueSight Smart Reporting .
  • Configure TrueSight Smart Reporting repository database with TLS-enabled Oracle database

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