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Oracle Report Manager User's Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E12901-04
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Introduction to Oracle Report Manager

This chapter covers the following topics:

Overview

Oracle Report Manager is an online report distribution system that provides a secure and centralized location to produce and manage point-in-time reports.

Oracle Report Manager users can be either report producers or report consumers. Report producers submit, publish, and set security for reports. Report consumers view and approve reports.

Reports can be published and presented to certain responsibilities without additional security or a variety of security models can be applied, allowing only authorized users to view entire reports or parts of reports. In addition, you can use your templates to integrate reports displayed by Report Manager using your organization’s individual style.

Oracle Report Manager:

Report Types

There are four types of reports you can access through the Oracle E-Business Suite Home page:

Accessing Oracle Report Manager

The system administrator assigns Report Manager menu items to various responsibilities. Following are the available menu items:

Report access generally varies by responsibility. The following example gives a likely scenario of an implementation of Oracle Report Manager menu items.

Responsibility: General Ledger

Responsibility: Report Manager Administration

Responsibility: Manufacturing Operations

Responsibility: Financial Assets

Responsibility: Accounts Payable

In addition, users access Oracle Report Manager every time they view a report published by it. In this case, the reports being distributed by menu items created by report producers can be placed in any responsibility.