Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Upgrade Instructions for Instant Measurements and Reporting Suite



Upgrading of Instant Measurements and Reporting Suite for Queue Manager involves updating the design of 2 Lotus Notes databases

Instant Measurements and Reporting (ITQMeasure.nsf)
Instant Queue Logs (ITQLogs.nsf)

Instant Measurements and Reporting

Log on to Lotus Domino Administrator with the Administrator’s ID or an ID that has rights to refresh the productive database.

Browse to the server which hosts the templates for Instant Measurements and Reporting Suite.

‘File à Open Server’ from the menu


Delete any existing older templates (ITQMeasure_Vx.xx.ntf) and download the latest template from the link provided to Lotus\domino\Data directory.

The next step is to sign the downloaded template.



Right-click on the Measurements and Reporting Suite template after finding it from the list and click ‘Sign’






The next step is to refresh the production Instant Measurements and Reporting database.

Locate the Instant Measurements and Reporting database in the workspace of the Lotus Notes client, Right-click on it, select ‘Database à Refresh Design…’



Click on ‘Yes’ on the next prompt tp proceed with the refresh of the design.




After the design refresh is complete, double click the on database icon to verify the version. It should be same as the version specified in the downloaded template file name. Alternatively you can also find out by looking at the About Database document.

After verifying the version we will proceed with the replace of config documents from the template.

Select Instant Measurements and Reporting database in the workspace of Lotus Notes client, click ‘view à Go To…’






Select ‘Chart Control Docs’ and click ‘OK’ to open the ‘Chart Control Docs’ view


 Select all documents in the view by clicking on ‘Edit à Select All’


After all the documents has been selected then click on ‘Edit à Delete’ and then press ‘F9’ to delete the documents in the view



Locate and select the latest Instant Measurements and Reporting Suite template that has been downloaded in the workspace of Lotus Notes client.


click ‘view à Go To…’




Select ‘Chart Control Docs’ and click ‘OK’ to open the ‘Chart Control Docs’ view



Select all documents in the view by clicking on ‘Edit à Select All’



Click on ‘Edit à Copy’ to copy the selected documents



Browse to opened Instant Measurements and Reporting production database and click on ‘Edit à Paste’ to paste the copied config documents from the template.




Once the documents has finished copying, click on ‘Edit Setup Profile’



Make sure the file path and the server details are pointing to the correct Instant Queue Logs database.




Click on ‘Save and Close’ to update the config documents.

This finishes updating the design of Instant Measurements and Reporting database.

Instant Queue Logs

Delete any existing older templates (ITQLogs_vx.xx.ntf) and download the latest template from the link provided to Lotus\domino\Data directory.

The next step is to sign the downloaded template.



Right-click on the Queue Logs template after finding it from the list and click ‘Sign’








The next step is to refresh the production Instant Queue Logs database.

Locate the Instant Queue Logs database in the workspace of the Lotus Notes client, Right-click on it, select ‘Database à Refresh Design…’




Click on ‘Yes’ on the next prompt tp proceed with the refresh of the design.




After the design refresh is complete, double click the on database icon to verify the version. It should be same as the version specified in the downloaded template file name. Alternatively you can also find out by looking at the About Database document.

After the design update of both the databases, browse to ‘ITQConnect.nsf’ from the browser and browse to ‘Measurements and Reporting’ section to view the latest charts.






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