Oracle Business Intelligence is a comprehensive set of enterprise business intelligence tools and infrastructure, including a scalable and efficient query and analysis server, an ad-hoc query and analysis tool, interactive dashboards, proactive intelligence and alerts, real-time predictive intelligence, and an enterprise reporting engine. Oracle Business Intelligence is designed to bring greater business visibility and insight to a wide variety of users.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Control provides a single point of entry for configuring the middle tier for Oracle Business Intelligence. This enables the administrator of Oracle Business Intelligence to administer the instance without having to access and perform tasks through the operating system on server computers.
Oracle Business Intelligence administrators can use Fusion Middleware Control to change the default configuration (that is set during installation) to match their exact needs without requiring any explicit knowledge of operating system information about the middle tier.
This section describes the set of typical tasks you need to configure Oracle Business Intelligence:
You can use the Business Intelligence Instance page in Fusion Middleware Control to manage Oracle Business Intelligence. You can perform the following tasks:
You use Fusion Middleware Control to perform general management tasks for Oracle Business Intelligence on the middle tier. More
Tasks related to general management include:
Obtain an overview of system status. How?
Manage system start up and shut down. How?
Obtain a diagnostic overview. How?
You use Fusion Middleware Control to manage the availability of Oracle Business Intelligence. More
Tasks related to managing availability include:
You use Fusion Middleware Control to configure Oracle Business Intelligence. More
Tasks related to configuring include:
Tune performance. How?
Configure Oracle Business Intelligence for connecting to an email server. How?
Change presentation setting defaults. How?
You use Fusion Middleware Control to diagnose and resolve issues, including checking and analyzing log files. More
Tasks related to diagnosing and resolving issues include:
View log information, error messages, and alerts. How?
Configure log file size and age and log levels. How?
You use Fusion Middleware Control to configure application policies and application roles, multiple authentication providers, Single Sign-On (SSO), for Oracle Business Intelligence. More
Tasks related to security include:
Manage application roles and application policies for Oracle Business Intelligence. How?
Configure multiple authentication providers for Oracle Business Intelligence. How?
Enable Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication for Oracle Business Intelligence. How?
Configure SSL for the SMTP server. How?
Link to the Oracle WebLogic Server Administrator Console to configure and manage the WebLogic security realm. How?