Knoa MicroStrategy Web Configuration

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Knoa MicroStrategy Web Configuration
Table of contents
1 Tomcat Java Configuration................................................................................................2
2 Web Server Configuration.................................................................................................3
2.1 Knoa Skin and Custom Icons.......................................................................................6
2.2 Set "Knoa Home" as the Home Page...........................................................................7
2.3 Configure Drill Mode.................................................................................................10
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1 Tomcat Java Configuration
This section walks through the steps required to configure the Tomcat memory pool.
1.
Stop the Apache Tomcat Windows service
2.
Navigate to $TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\bin and execute tomcat5w.exe to
open the "Apache Tomcat Properties" dialog
3.
Select the "Java" tab:
 Set the "Initial memory pool" to 128
 Set the "Maximum memory pool" to 1024
4.
Click "OK"
5.
Start the Apache Tomcat Windows service
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2 Web Server Configuration
This section walks through the steps required to setup Web Access to the MicroStrategy
projects.
1.
Stop the Apache Tomcat Windows service
2.
Copy the file $MICROSTRATEGY_INSTALLATION_PATH\Web JSP
\MicroStrategy.war to
$TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\webapps
3.
Navigate to $TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\bin and execute tomcat5.exe to
deploy MicroStrategy.war
4.
After the Tomcat server startup completes, close the
"$TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\bin\tomcat5.exe" window and start the
Apache Tomcat Windows service.
5.
Open an Internet Explorer window on the server hosting the MicroStrategy Web Server
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6.
Navigate to http://localhost:[TOMCAT_PORT]/MicroStrategy
Note:
Knoa recommends using port 8090 for Tomcat
7.
Select Web Administrator and input a user name and password of a Tomcat
administrator into the Tomcat authentication dialog.
Note:
The default Tomcat administrator account is 'admin' with a blank password. If this login does
not work, please check $TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\conf\tomcat-users.xml to
see which user is defined.
8.
Enter the name of the server hosting the MicroStrategy Intelligence Server and press
Add...
9.
On the "Server properties" screen, select Automatically connect to Intelligence Server
when Web Server or Intelligence Server is restarted and press Save.
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10.
Select "Intelligence Servers > Default properties" from the "WEB SERVER" menu and
set the following defaults:
 Set "Connection mode" to Automatically connect to Intelligence Server when Web
Server or Intelligence Server is restarted
 Set "Project list" to Log in, then show the projects accessible by the supplied login
11.
Select "MicroStrategy Office" from the "WEB SERVER" menu and uncheck Show link
to installation page for all users on the Projects and Login pages.
12.
The MicroStrategy Web Server is now configured. You will be able to login to the
MicroStrategy Web tool once the Additional Knoa Configurations
are complete.
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2.1 Knoa Skin and Custom Icons
1.
Copy the "Knoa" folder from the install package to $TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH
\webapps\MicroStrategy\plugins on the web server
2.
Copy the "Knoa Images" folder from the install package to
$TOMCAT_INSTALLATION_PATH\webapps\MicroStrategy\images on the
web server
3.
Copy the "Knoa Images" folder from the install package to
$MICROSTRATEGY_INSTALLATION_PATH\Intelligence Server\images
on the Intelligence Server
4.
Restart the web server
5.
Log into the "Knoa" project source and select "Configure MicroStrategy Intelligence
Server" from the Administration > Server menu
6.
Select "Projects" from the "Categories" list and verify that the Knoa project is checked.
7.
Log into MicroStrategy Web as an administrator (http://[ServerName]:
[port]/MicroStrategy/servlet/mstrWeb )
8.
Navigate to the Preferences section
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9.
Click Project Defaults on the left
10.
Scroll to the bottom and click Apply
2.2 Set "Knoa Home" as the Home Page
1.
Log into MicroStrategy Web as an administrator
2.
Open the Knoa project
3.
Navigate to Shared Reports > Analysis Tools
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4.
Run the "Knoa Home" document
5.
Restore normal screen mode by clicking the "Restore Normal Screen Mode" icon (
) in the toolbar
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6.
While viewing the document, click Preferences
7.
Click "Project Defaults" in Preferences Level and "General" in Preferences
on the left-hand panel of the Preferences screen
1.
In "Default Start Page", click "Last document: Knoa Home"
2.
In "Object Management" at the bottom of the preferences screen, select "Apply to
current project (EUI v7.x.x)" and click Apply
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8.
Click Close to exit Preference screen
2.3 Configure Drill Mode
1.
In the Preferences screen, click "Project Defaults" under Preferences Level and
"Drill mode" under Preferences
2.
In "Common Drill Preferences", select "Disable hyperlink drilling"
3.
In "Report Services Drill Preferences", select "Disable all drilling" for Drill options
4.
Select "Apply to current project (EUI v7.x.x)" and click Apply
5.
Click Close to exit Preferences screen