OBIEE enterprise manager

can anyone give a basic summary to someone not familiar with OBIEE (business intelligence enterprise) what role "enterprise manager" plays in the system. or perhaps put another way, what tasks an admin would do in EM specific to BI. Our BI environment was setup by a 3rd party, and due to staff restructures etc nobody has access to the EM area of BI. I wondered if this is a risk in itself, and what kinds of tasks/admin does this prevent them from doing ?
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Walter RitzelSenior Software EngineerCommented:
Tipically, EM will be used to deploy modified versions of the RPD. You can also use it to control the services status and etc. Besides that, I did not see much use for it. But it is important to have access to it.

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pma111Author Commented:
Is it where you also view and assign application roles to such as bi admin author consumer etc
Walter RitzelSenior Software EngineerCommented:
Yes, it is. I forgot that because in my company is based on single sign on, so after a quick ad group setup on roles, we don't touch it anymore.
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