IPDB: Step 2: Associate a Reporting Engine with an IPDB

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This topic describes the procedure for associating the IPDB to a Reporting Engine.

To associate an IPDB Extractor service with a Reporting Engine, you must add the Reporting Engine service and its associated IPDB Extractor service to the same Broker host. Add or Update a Host provides the general steps to add a Broker host.

You must add the Reporting Engine service and its associated IPDB Extractor service to the same Broker host.

  1. Add the Reporting Engine service to the Broker host.
    When you add a Reporting Engine service, by default the Reporting Engine service defaults to the correct Port (51113) as shown below:

    addRE_104.png

    The Reporting Engine service is added to the Broker host 10.31.205.50:

  2. Add the IPDB Extractor service.

    When you add the IPDB extractor service, by default the service defaults to the Port (50025 for non-SSL and 56025 for SSL). By default SSL is set to off. If you want to use SSL, you must set the SSL parameter on the System Configuration section of the IPDB Extractor General tab and restart the IPDB Extractor service.

    Note: You must ensure that the correct native port of the IPDB Extractor service is specified and if required replace the default port with the correct port. After you upgrade, you must verify that the IPDB Extractor service port to depict the correct native port.

  3. The IPDB Extractor service is added to the Broker host 10.31.205.50:

    AddIPDBExtractorservice_104.png

  4. In the Security Analytics, select Administration > Services.
  5. For a Reporting Engine in the Actions column, click Actions.png > View > Config and click the Sources tab.
  6. In the Sources tab, add an IPDB Extractor service as a data source.

    assocRE_NWDB_104.png

Note: If you add multiple IPDB Extractor services to the same Reporting Engine then you must ensure that the Use Sqlite Filter option is same for all the services. If the Sqlite Filter initialization fails for any of the IPDB Extractor services, you must turn OFF the Use Sqlite Filter option for all the IPDB Extractor Services associated with the Reporting Engine.

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