FortiSIEM Installation and Configuration of AccelOps Visual Analytics

Installation and Configuration of AccelOps Visual Analytics

Installation and configuration of AccelOps Visual Analytics involves setting up AccelOps Report Server, and then integrating it with Tableau Server and Desktop from Tableau Software. Topics in this section contain setup and configuration instructions for Report Server. For information on setting up and configuring Tableau Server and Desktop, see the online Tableau Software documentation.

Requirements for Visual Analytics Report Server

Setting Up Visual Analytics

Hypervisor Installations for Report Server

Syncing with the Report Server


Requirements for Visual Analytics Report Server

You install Visual Analytics Report Server as an AccelOps node, and these requirements assume that you have already set up and installed AccelOps. If you are working with a fresh install of AccelOps that includes Report Server, see the topics under Installation for complete requirements and installation instructions for the AccelOps Virtual Appliance.

Hardware Requirements for Report Server Nodes

Component Quantity Host


Processor Memory OS/App Storage Reports Data Storage (1 year)


1 ESX 8 Core 3

GHz, 64 bit

16 GB 200GB (80GB OS/App, 60GB


See recommendations under Hardware Requirements for

Supervisor and Worker nodes



Setting Up Visual Analytics

There are three components to Accelops Visual Analytics:

  1. Accelops Report Server
  2. Tableau Server
  3. Tableau Desktop

Setting up Visual Analytics involves setting up each of those components in order, and establishing the relationship between them.

  1. You must first install Report Server as described in Installing and Registering AccelOps Report Server in VMware ESX.
  2. After installing Tableau Server on a Windows server, and installing Tableau Desktop on a Windows or Mac OS X device, you then connect the two systems as described in the Tableau Software product documentation.
  3. When this connection is established, it automatically triggers the remote registration and configuration of the AccelOps Report Server, including replication of the CMDB and EventDB data from the AccelOps Cluster to the AccelOps Report Server, as well as the user account required for access to the original databases.

Registration of the Report Server and replication of the AccelOps database data may take some time depending on the size of the original CMDB. Registration is complete when the replication process catches up with the latest data in the system. From that point on, replication from the CMDB to Accelops Report Server takes place in near real time, letting you run Visual Analytics queries against CMDB data that has been replicated to the Report Server’s phoenixdb.

You can find full information about setting up all components of AccelOps Visual Analytics in the section Installation and Configuration of

AccelOps Visual Analytics

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