IBM Cognos TM1 10.1 – The Installation

I’m going to talk through the installation of TM1 10.1.

Prerequisites:

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package
  • Microsoft .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework
  • Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.
  • Microsoft Excel

Getting Started:

To kick of you’ll need either an installation CD or Archive. When downloading directly from IBM’s website you’ll be using a “.tar.gz” archive. This can be extracted with winZip/7Zip or WinRAR.

TM1 10.1 Installation Directory

TM1 10.1 Installation Directory

Within the Installation directory you should find the file called “issetup.exe”.¬†Open “issetup.exe” It you are using a version of windows which has UAC (User Access Control) enabled (such as Windows 7) run the setup as an Administrator.

 

Installation Page 1

Installation Page 1

Installation Page 2

Installation Page 2 - Terms and Conditions

Installation Page 3 - Software Location

Installation Page 3 - Software Location

 

Installation Page 4 - Software Features & Components

Installation Page 4 - Software Features & Components

When selecting software features and components note that Cognos Insight and Performance Modeler are both not installed by default. You will need to tick these individually for them to be installed. Match your window to the image above to ensure they will be installed.

 

Installation Page 5 - Windows Installed Applications Title

Installation Page 5 - Shortcut Folder Title

 

Installation Page 6 - Installation Summary

Installation Page 6 - Installation Summary

Installation Page 7 - Installing Components

Installation Page 7 - Installing Components

 

Installation Page 8 - Success!

Installation Page 8 - Success!

TM1 10.1 Installed Successfully. Check that the installed applications exist within the Start Menu like so:

 

Start Menu with new Applications
Start Menu with new Applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

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