TM1 Server Setup

Creating a new TM1 Server To create a new server you must first create a data directory, this directory must have at very least: ‘tm1s.cfg’ ‘tm1s.lic’ The configuration file (tm1s.cfg) should specify: Server Name Server Admin-host Data Directory Logging Directory Server Port Any Additional Configurations (Max Login Attempt) The typical directory structure of an Application Server is as follows:

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Clear Cube Process

It is good practice to create and destroy a view for clearing rather then leaving a large clear view sitting under the cube waiting for a user to click on it. The code below creates a view and assigns subsets to that view, zero’s the view out then destroys the view and subsets.

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What is TM1?

IBM Congos TM1, formerly Tables Manager 1, is a Client and Server Software platform which uses an Microsoft Excel Client side with a Multidimentional Datastore on the Server side. This is Commonly used for Financial Planning and Reporting.

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TM1 in a Unix Environment

Over the last 2 years more and more companies have looked at going 64-bit as their complex business modelling requires much more from a hardware perspective for TM1. TM1 supports two 64-bit Operating Systems these are UNIX and Windows 64-Bit. Since it’s more than likely that the admin users of TM1 are used to working in Windows, a UNIX server can present some awkward curve balls when it comes to … Continue Reading

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TM1 9.4 Presentation

Attached is the presentation I did for the Sydney TM1 Usergroup organized by Amendra Pratap. This covers most of the new 9.4 features.

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