Security Administration | Information Builders – Customer Education

Course Description

Release 8207

Security Administration

Course #: 361S8207
Type: Self-Study
Price: US $600  |  Canada $600
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    How can you give users access to the information they require while protecting sensitive or confidential data? How do you build an effective security policy? The database-driven security infrastructure in WebFOCUS enables system and application administrators within your organization to implement security at a granular level for every resource in the WebFOCUS Repository.

    In this self-study course, you will learn how to:

    • Create the content infrastructure
    • Set up automatic sign out times
    • Sign in to Custom Welcome Pages
    • Implement Authentication and Authorization levels
    • Work with the WebFOCUS Repository to:
      • Create and manage users, groups, roles and privileges
      • Establish rules for access to different content resources
      • Understand Resource Templates and how to use them
      • Tailor the security model to meet specific requirements
      • Establish and understand security for any resource (domains, folders, portal pages, etc.)
    • Interpret effective policy for each resource
    • Understand concepts such as sharing, ownership, and publishing
    • Manage private vs. published content
    • Update privileges when upgrading WebFOCUS release levels
    • Use utilities to troubleshoot and manage the security model
    • Access and interpret audit logs

    Using a virtual environment that is available for 10 hours over 14 days, and in-session course materials, you will work through hands-on exercises and complete a challenge exercise to test your understanding. A PDF copy of the course manual is included for your reference.

    Who should take this class:

    • System administrators and application administrators who will be responsible for security to WebFOCUS tools and applications.
    • Developers who want to gain a better understanding of the security structure.

    Next Recommended Courses:

    • Course 961I8207: Server Administration, which shows how to administer the Reporting Server on a regular basis.
    • Course 761I8207: WebFOCUS Advanced Security, which covers external authentication/authorization, pre-authentication and other advanced security techniques.

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