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    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    October21,2009

    PresentedbyScottPeters

    The Finit Solutions Series

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    AboutFinitSolutions

    The Finit Solutions Series

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    FinitSolutionsspecializesinconsultingservicesintheOracleHyperionEnterprisePerformanceManagementSolutionssuiteofproducts:

    FinancialConsolidationandReporting

    FinancialManagement(HFM) HyperionEnterprise BI+ReportingTools

    DataIntegration

    FinancialDataQualityManagement(FDM) OracleDataIntegrator(ODI) DataIntegrationManagement(DIM)

    PlanningandBusinessIntelligence

    Planning Essbase

    FinitIntroduction

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    FinitSolutionsistherecognizedgloballeaderinFDM.WehaveimplementedFDMtoover5,000usersandover4,800datasubmissionsites.

    FinitSolutionswasUpstreamSoftwaresoriginalconsultingandimplementationPartner.

    FinitsPresident,RobCybulski,istheFDMdomainleadfortheOracleHyperionSpecialInterestGroup.

    FinitisamemberoftheHyperionFDMCustomerAdvisoryBoard,advisingOracleonhowcustomersareusingFDMandhowtocontinuetoimprovetheproduct.

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    FinitsFDMExpertiseThe Finit Solutions Series

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    Wetakeclientserviceveryseriously.

    Ourmethodologyofefficientlydevelopingeffectivesolutionsandexceedingexpectationsonevery

    projecthasresultedina100%clientsatisfactionrateatmorethan100clients.

    FinitsClientService

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    SomeFinitClients

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    [email protected]

    Director,FDM/DataIntegration DesignsandimplementsFDMsolutions Hasdesignedandimplementedmultiple

    FDMintegrationswithHFM,Enterprise,Essbase,Planning,andDataWarehouses

    AboutthePresenter

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    HowtoAskaQuestion

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    ToexplainanddemonstratethevarioustypesofloggingthatFDMperforms Whattypesoflogsexistintheapplication Whattypeofinformationislogged HowdoIaccesstheselogs

    Toshowthereportsthatcanbeusedtoviewthelogs

    TodemonstratehowtocreatecustomlogentriestocaptureinformationthatFDMmaynotinherentlylog

    PurposeofthisSession

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    TypesofFDMLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    FileLogs Logsthatarewrittentoatextfile DataProcessing IndividualErrorFiles

    SystemLogs LogsthatarestoredintheFDMdatabase ManyFDMactionsaregivenaLogKeyandthusloggedinthetLogActivitytableintheFDMdatabase

    TypesofFDMLogs

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    FDMFileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    TherearetwotypesofFileLogs DataProcessing

    Showarchiveinformationfromanimport Openprocessinglogfromimport Openthesourcedocument Viewthe.Datfilethatwasloadedtothetargetsystem

    ErrorInformation Showdetailofallsystemerrorsgeneratedbytheuser Eachuserhastheirown.errfile

    FileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    AllFileLogswillreferencefilesthatarestoredinFDMsFolderstructureontheFDMApplicationServer

    YoucanaccesstheselogsbyfindingthefilesinthefoldersorthroughtheFDMwebinterface

    FileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    ToaccesstheImportfilelogsthroughtheFDMWeb,leftclickanamountontheImportScreen

    FileLogs

    ShowArchiveInformation thisshowssomedetailsabouttheImport

    OpenSourceDocument Doesjustthat,opensacopyofthesourcefilethatwaslastimported

    OpenProcessingLog Thisshowsinfosuchasrowsprocessed,rowsskipped,processingtime,etc.

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    ToaccesstheExportfilelogthroughtheFDMWeb,youcanselecttheViewFilefromeithertheValidateorExportScreen

    Thisisthe.datfilethatisbeingexportedtotheTargetSystem

    FileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    EverytimeanerroroccursandisdisplayedintheFDMInformationbar,theerrorisloggedintheuser.errfile

    TheerrorlogscontainmoredetailthanyouwouldseeintheFDMInformationBar

    Manyerrorshavemultipleentriesintheerrorlogthatprovideadditionaldetailsontheerror

    FileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    ToaccesstheErrorLogfortheuserloggedintotheFDMWebyoucangotoTools ViewErrorLog

    Toaccesstheerrorlogsforallusers,theyarestoredintheOutbox\Logsandarenamedusername.errforeachuser

    Themostrecenterrorsarelocatedattheendofthefile

    FileLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    FileLogs

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    FDMSystemLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    Inadditiontothefilelogs,FDMstoresalmosteveryactioninatableintheFDMdatabase

    ThereareseveralTransactionskeysthatwillloginformationforspecificactions

    Toviewtheselogs,gotoAnalysis Logandselectyourtransactionfromthedropdown

    SystemLogs

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    TherearemanyTransactionKeysthatareloggedandseveralkeysforeachgrouping

    Thesearesomeofthemaincategories: Map LogsImports,Changes,Copies,etc. Import LogsTextFiles,ProcessingMaps,Deletingdata,etc. MultiLoad LogsTemplateCheckinandImport FinancialControls LogsReviews,Submits,etc. Adapter LogsTargetActivitiessuchasConnections,Loads,Consolidations,Calculations,Clearingdata,etc.

    Security LogsAddingusers,Changingauserssettings,etc.

    SystemLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    WhenviewingtheSystemLogsintheFDMWeb,thelogentriesarespecifictotheLocationinyourPOV.

    Youcanseetherearemultipleperiods,categoriesandusers,butonly1location(POVLocationisPL_ORACLE)

    SystemLogs

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    Ifwegotoadifferentlocation(BS_ORACLE),wecanseetheimportlogforjustthatlocation

    SystemLogs

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    ThereareseveralstandardFDMreportsthattracktheinformationthatisloggedinthedatabase

    ThesecanbefoundinseveraloftheFDMReportCategories

    UsingReportstoViewLogs

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    Group LocationAnalysisReport

    Report SystemLogforLocation

    Detail Showtheentiresystemlogforaparticularlocation(SelecttheStartandEndDate)

    UsingReportstoViewLogs

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

    Group SystemReports

    Report SystemActivityLog

    Detail ShowtheentiresystemlogforallLocationsforalldates

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    UsingReportstoViewLogsGroup SystemReports

    Report SystemActivityLog(TransKey)

    Detail Sameasthepreviousreportbutyoucanselectaspecificlogkey(Willstillrunforalllocations)

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

    Group AuditReports

    Report Map MonitorReports

    Detail Thereare3ofthesereportsthatshowMapactivity.ThesereportscanberunforUserID,Location,orLocationandChangeType

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    UsingReportstoViewLogsGroup SecurityReports

    Report User Logons

    Detail Thisreportwillshowallofthelogonsforallusersforaselectedtimeperiod

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

    Group SecurityReports

    Report LastLogonTime&LastEventTime

    Detail Thesereportswilllistallusersandshoweither theirlastLogontimeorlasteventtimeThiscanbeusedtoseeifanyonehasrecentlyloggedintothesystem

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

    Group SecurityReports

    Report SecurityChanges

    Detail Thereare3ofthesereportsthatwilllogsecuritychangesforusers.Thesecanberunbydaterange,UserIDanddaterange,andtypeofchangeanddaterange

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

    Group SystemReports

    Report ImportProcessAnalysis

    Detail ThisisareportgivesyouacompletepictureoftheFDMimportprocessforalocation

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    UsingReportstoViewLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    SincesomanyoftheFDMActionsareloggedinthedatabase,thepossibilitiesarereallyendlessoncreatingcustomreports

    Alloftheexistingreportscanbemodifiedornewonescanbecreated

    Wehavecreatedseveralcustomreports

    UsingReportstoViewLogs

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    WritingtoCustomLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    FDMalsohas10customlogsavailablethatgiveyoutheabilitytologanyeventsthroughscripts

    ThesearelistedasCustom1throughCustom10logs

    WritingtoCustomLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    ThereisanFDMAcceleratortowritetoacustomlog YouwillhavetochoosewhichLogyouwouldliketowriteto(Custom1=501,Custom2=502,etc.)

    WritingtoCustomLogs

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    The Finit Solutions Series

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    Questions?

    FinitContacts

    ScottPeters(Presenter)

    [email protected]

    2162724810

    EdDeLise(VPofSales)

    [email protected]

    6782963611

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    The Finit Solutions Series

    GettingtheMostoutofFDM:FDMLogging

    OnNovember18th,FinitSolutionswilldeliverGettingtheMostoutofHFM:FinancialReportingTips&Tricks.YouwilllearntipsandtricksfortakingfulladvantageofFinancialReportingsfeaturesandfunctionality.Therewillalsobedemonstrationsofmorecomplexandlessknownfeatures.

    Toregister,gotowww.finitsolutions.com/Insights_Webcast.html

    [email protected] torequestspecifictopicsforfuturewebinars.

    UpcomingWebinarsThe Finit Solutions Series

    Getting the Most out of FDM:FDM LoggingAbout Finit SolutionsFinit IntroductionSlide Number 4Finits Client ServiceSome Finit ClientsAbout the PresenterHow to Ask a QuestionPurpose of this SessionTypes of FDM LogsTypes of FDM LogsFDM File LogsFile LogsFile LogsFile LogsFile LogsFile LogsFile LogsFile LogsFDM System LogsSystem LogsSystem LogsSystem LogsSystem LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsUsing Reports to View LogsWriting to Custom LogsWriting to Custom LogsWriting to Custom LogsFinit ContactsUpcoming Webinars