Enterprise Reporter makes use of FIPS 140-2 compliant encryption to secure user credentials and includes an encryption key management tool. The Enterprise Reporter Encryption Key Manager can be started from the Windows Start menu. This tool allows you to perform the following tasks related to the Enterprise Reporter encryption key.
Knowledge Portal is a cross product online reporting platform. Once Knowledge Portal is deployed, you can configure Enterprise Reporter for publishing. Reports can then be published, allowing users to generate reports using a web browser instead of the Report Manager.
shows how the components of Enterprise Reporter are related.
These phases are not linear. You may run useful reports for a period of time, and then decide that you need to add another node, create a new discovery, or add another managed computer. You can move around between them as needed.