Installing the reporting models and integration component on the Cognos® system

You must install the reporting models and integration components on the Cognos® system. If your installation of Cognos® is in a distributed environment, you must install the reports package on the server where Cognos® is installed.

Before you begin

Important: If you install Unica Deliver reports pack on DB2, make sure that you set the following value before you begin to apply the Unica Deliver Reports:

About this task

To install the reports pack, complete the following steps.


  1. On the server where Cognos® Content Manager is installed, place the following Unica installers in a single directory:
    • Unica master installer
    • Unica Platform
    • The reports pack installer or installers for the products for which you want to implement reporting
  2. Run the Unica master installer. Select Unica Platform and the reports packages to install.
  3. Following the prompts, enter the connection information for the Unica Platform system table database.
    The Unica Platform installer launches and the Platform Installation Components window appears.
  4. Select the Reports for IBM Cognos 11 BI option and clear the other options.
    The Unica Platform installer prompts for the path to the JDBC driver.
  5. Enter the fully qualified path for the JDBC driver that you copied to the Cognos® system.
    The Unica Platform installer prompts for the location of the Cognos® installation.
  6. Enter or browse to the top level of the Cognos® installation directory.

    The default value that is provided in this field is a static value that is not based on the actual file structure of your Cognos® system.

    The report pack installer or installers displays installation options.
  7. Select Product Reports Package for the installation option and clear the option for the reporting schemas.

    This option copies the reports archive to the Cognos® computer. You must import this archive later.