Getting Started with JasperReports Server Activity

 

 

 

Step

Action

1. 

Begin by clicking the Help link in the upper right to view the Help pages.

2. 

Note: The browser opens a new tab or window and displays the JasperReports Server Help pages. Help files are hosted on a Jaspersoft server and are updated with each release of the software. Help is context sensitive and opens on the Login page because it was accessed from there.

3. 

Task 1: Access the Help pages, is complete.

 

Close the Help files window or tab and return to JasperReports Server.

4. 

On the right side of the Login page, click the Show locale & time zone link to display the Locale and Time Zone drop-downs.

5. 

Note: Prior to logging in, you can select the Locale (preferred language) and specify your Time Zone. JasperReports Server supports several languages and displays its menus and labels accordingly after login.

6. 

Click the Hide locale & time zone link to collapse the drop-downs.

7. 

Enter joeuser into the User ID and Password fields, then click the Log In button to enter the application.

8. 

Note: JasperReports Server ships with several user accounts as part of the sample data; joeuser represents a business user and has general business user permissions.

9. 

Note: At the upper right of the browser window, the logged-in user name appears with the Help and Log Out links. The context-sensitive Help link is available throughout the application.  

10. 

Click the Log Out link to exit JasperReports Server.

11. 

Note: Logging out returns you to the Login page.

 

Task 2: Log into and out of JasperReports Server, is complete.

12. 

Congratulations!

 

You completed the following two tasks:

 

- Access the Help pages

- Log into and out of JasperReports Server

End of Procedure.