Knowledge Portal

Compliance reporting through a simple, unified portal

Facilitate scheduled and ad hoc reporting, enabling business views into IT at a summary and a granular level.

Knowledge Portal facilitates scheduled and ad hoc reporting, all at once or granularly, in order to gain a complete business summary into IT. The portal allows users to view only those reports for which they are authorized. Using a simple, Web-based portal, you’ll be able to quickly access the tool’s predefined and customizable reports and begin gaining value

Product-based Report Packs (use with respective products)

Domain Expertise-based Report Packs

Features

  • Improved operational efficiency -Ensures your environment is secure and meets IT compliance protocols by comparing your current environment to a standard framework and determining a compliance status.
  • Enhanced visibility - Schedules reports and ensures they are distributed to stakeholders so you can baseline your environment, as well as track changes to security rights and groups.
  • Automated report distribution - Automates the distribution of important directory and activity information on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

Specifications

Before installing Quest Knowledge Portal, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.

Server Side

Platform
  • Intel x86
  • Itanium 64-bit
  • x64
MemoryMinimum 512MB (1 GB recommended)
Hard Disk SpaceMinimum 50MB for Knowledge Portal, 20MB for Report Pack
Operating SystemAny of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with or without Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Additional SoftwareAll of the following:
  • Web server based on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or higher, with ASP.NET 3.5
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services—any of the following versions:
    • 2005
    • 2008
    • 2008 R2
    • 2012

Notes:

  • Before you install Quest Knowledge Portal on a computer running Windows Server 2012, you must do the folowing:
    1. Open Server Manager and select Local Server from the left pane.
    2. Then click Manage from the toolbar an select Add Roles and Features.
    3. The Add Roles and Features wizard opens. On the Select role services screen, select Web Server Role (IIS) | Role Services.
    4. In the feature list, expand Web Server (IIS) | Web Server | Security and select the Basic Authentication and Windows Authentication features.
    5. Then expand Web Server (IIS) | Web Server | Application Development and select ASP.NET 3.5 feature.
    6. Complete the wizard.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is not supported.
  • If you plan to use a web server based on Microsoft IIS 6.0, make sure ASP extensions are allowed.
  • If you plan to use a web server based on Microsoft IIS 7.0, do the following:
    1. In the Control Panel, click Programs.
    2. Select Programs and Features | Turn Windows Features on or off.
    3. In the Windows Features dialog, select Internet Information Services | Web Management Tools | IIS 6 Management Compatibility feature.
  • Before you install Quest Knowledge Portal on a computer running Windows Server 2008, turn off User Account Control (UAC). Otherwise, the component will not install. Also, UAC must not be activated while Quest Knowledge Portal is running.

Client Side

Platform
  • Intel x86
  • Itanium 64-bit
  • x64
Operating SystemAny of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with or without Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Additional SoftwareMicrosoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or later

Language Supported:

  • US English

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Knowledge Portal

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