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Oracle9i Discoverer Administrator

Administration Guide

Version 9.0.2

January 2002 Part No. A90881-02

Oracle9i Discoverer Administrator Administration Guide, Version 9.0.2 Part No. A90881-02 Copyright 2001, 2002 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. The Programs (which include both the software and documentation) contain proprietary information of Oracle Corporation; they are provided under a license agreement containing restrictions on use and disclosure and are also protected by copyright, patent and other intellectual and industrial property laws. Reverse engineering, disassembly or decompilation of the Programs, except to the extent required to obtain interoperability with other independently created software or as specified by law, is prohibited. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. If you find any problems in the documentation, please report them to us in writing. Oracle Corporation does not warrant that this document is error-free. Except as may be expressly permitted in your license agreement for these Programs, no part of these Programs may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without the express written permission of Oracle Corporation. If the Programs are delivered to the U.S. Government or anyone licensing or using the programs on behalf of the U.S. Government, the following notice is applicable: Restricted Rights Notice Programs delivered subject to the DOD FAR Supplement are "commercial computer software" and use, duplication, and disclosure of the Programs, including documentation, shall be subject to the licensing restrictions set forth in the applicable Oracle license agreement. Otherwise, Programs delivered subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulations are "restricted computer software" and use, duplication, and disclosure of the Programs shall be subject to the restrictions in FAR 52.227-19, Commercial Computer Software - Restricted Rights (June, 1987). Oracle Corporation, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065. The Programs are not intended for use in any nuclear, aviation, mass transit, medical, or other inherently dangerous applications. It shall be the licensee's responsibility to take all appropriate fail-safe, backup, redundancy, and other measures to ensure the safe use of such applications if the Programs are used for such purposes, and Oracle Corporation disclaims liability for any damages caused by such use of the Programs. Oracle and SQL*Plus are registered trademarks, and Oracle Discoverer, Discoverer, Oracle Discoverer/2000, End User Layer, are trademarks of Oracle Corporation. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Perspective for Java licensed from Three D Graphics, Inc. Copyright 2000 Three D Graphics, Inc.

ContentsSend us your comments .................................................................................................................. xxv Preface....................................................................................................................................................... xxviiIntended Audience ........................................................................................................................... Structure............................................................................................................................................. Related Documents........................................................................................................................... Conventions........................................................................................................................................ Oracle Discoverer Navigation and Accessibility .......................................................................... Keyboard Navigation.................................................................................................................. Documentation Accessibility ..................................................................................................... xxvii xxvii xxviii xxix xxix xxix xxix

Part I 1

Conceptual and task information

Introducing Oracle9i Discoverer AdministratorIntroducing Oracle9i Discoverer Administrator .......................................................................... What is Oracle Discoverer?............................................................................................................... What is Oracle9i Discoverer Administrator?................................................................................. What is your role as a Discoverer manager?.................................................................................. Basic concepts for Discoverer managers ........................................................................................ What is business intelligence? .................................................................................................... What are relational databases, OLTP systems, and data warehouses? ................................ What are the fundamental concepts behind a Discoverer system?....................................... Introducing the End User Layer......................................................................................... Introducing business areas .................................................................................................. 1-1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-4 1-4 1-4 1-5

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Introducing folders and items ............................................................................................. Introducing workbooks and worksheets ........................................................................... Introducing hierarchies and drills....................................................................................... Introducing summary folders.............................................................................................. How does Discoverer work? ....................................................................................................... What are the steps to a successful Discoverer implementation? ............................................... What is involved in maintaining a Discoverer system? ............................................................ What are the new features in Discoverer Administrator Version 9.0.2?.................................

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2 Getting Started with Discoverer AdministratorGetting started with Discoverer Administrator............................................................................ What are the prerequisites for using Oracle Discoverer? ........................................................... What are the system prerequisites? ........................................................................................... What are the data access prerequisites? .................................................................................... How to start Discoverer Administrator .......................................................................................... What is the Workarea?........................................................................................................................ About the tabs in the Workarea window .................................................................................. About the context sensitive menus in the Workarea window ............................................... About the Administration Tasklist............................................................................................. About Discoverer Administrator documentation and online help........................................... 2-1 2-1 2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 2-8 2-8 2-9

3 Creating and maintaining End User LayersCreating and maintaining End User Layers................................................................................... What is an End User Layer? .............................................................................................................. Why is the End User Layer useful? ............................................................................................ What are End User Layer owners? ................................................................................................... What privileges do you need to create an End User Layer in an Oracle database? ............... What privileges do you need to create an End User Layer in a non-Oracle database? ......... What privileges do you need to maintain an End User Layer?.................................................. What is the EUL Gateway?................................................................................................................ How to create an End User Layer for an existing database user ................................................ How to create an End User Layer in a new database user........................................................... How to delete an End User Layer .................................................................................................... How to view or change the default End User Layer................................................................... About copying EULs and EUL objects by exporting and importing ...................................... 3-1 3-2 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-5 3-6 3-6 3-8 3-9 3-10 3-11

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Which export/import method do you use?................................................................................... 3-11 About using the Discoverer Export Wizard and Import Wizard........................................ 3-12 About using the Discoverer command line interface to export/import EUL objects ...... 3-12 About using the standard database export/import commands to export/import EUL owners ..............................................................................

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