1). Software and Hardware requirements-
XP SP3 or higher.
Minimum 2 GB of Physical Memory must available for Optimum Performance andReliability.
At least 1.5 GB of Free Hard Disk Space must available during the installation of Software as well as 1 GB of Free Hard Disk Space for the drive that contains the temporarydirectory used by Cognos BI Developer Components to operate properly . Ensure that you musthave sufficient disk space for future requirements.
A Web Server installed and started (IIS 5.1 or upper version)
JRE Java Runtime Environment (JRE):
JRE is installed automatically with IBM Cognos10 BI Developer on Windows XP SP3 .
JDK(java development toolkit):
: You must have one of the following databases available to store Cognos 10 BIDeveloper Data: Oracle,DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, TCP/IP connectivity to Microsoft SQL Server.
Ensure you are using Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher or Mozilla Firefox 3.5 orhigher.
Installing Internet Information Services( IIS) 5.1
Put Windows XP SP3 Professional CD in CD-ROM now
Go to start
select Add and Remove Programs
select Add/ Remove WindowsComponents.
Cognos 10 BI Developer Edition Beginner’s Guide