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Populate from schedule choices during Run Once

Some Report Admins are noticing a different in the "Run Once" option in Cognos 11 vs. Cognos 10:In C10, the "Run once" link in the schedule page gave you an option to either run the schedule right then with all the saved values (prompts, outputs, ...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Configure Cognos Mail Server using OAuth

With the deprecation of basic authentication scheduled for October, the configuration of our SMTP server (Exchange online) will no longer work as this uses basic authentication. We need a way to use OAuth to connect to our 365 smtp server. There i...
20 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Show No Data Available in scheduled report/job vs. job fail

Have a list report that runs every day. If data is not available, running interactively will show 'no data available'. If report is run as a scheduled report/job, then the job fails rather than returning report with no data available as the message.
24 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Query Studio Compatibility for Microsoft Edge

Since Internet Explorer will be sunset soon, my client has decided MS Edge will be the 'standard' for our user base. Currently we have approximately 300 Query Studio users that can successfully use Query Studio with Edge, but only if Internet Expl...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 1 Submitted

Cognos for Office Add In - RefreshAllData via VBA

With RefreshAllDataAndFormat and RefreshAllData you cann refresh data in an Excel Spreadsheet via VBA. Both applie to the entire Spreadsheet. I use some Spreadsheet in which two or more reports are embedded. It would be good if you can update the ...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Agent shouldn't run email Task if any of its Previous- Run a report(Task) failed

Ex: Agent for weekly reports. The above agent has 3 below tasks : Task 1: Run a report : Report A Task 2: Run a report : Report B Task 3: Send an email: Attach output of report A and report B and send to recipients. Issue: If task 1 executed succe...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Parameters to control Job Planning.

Most of the time we create Jobs to communicate reports & dashboards, We would like to have an automated Job planning based on Dynamic parameters contained in the reports. An example would be a variable that indicate report is empty thus automa...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Fix Custom Calculation validation error

We recently created a Case to ask about a validation error that occurs in Cognos' "Create Calculation" editor. Those error details are summarized below, and in this linked Case: https://www.ibm.com/mysupport/s/case/5003p00002b4qa4AAA/on-custom-cal...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Enhance ClassCastException to Support Integration with Dynatrace

We need to submit a request to enhance Cognos Analytics. Dynatrace is a system monitoring tool. It monitors your infrastructure (Server memory, CPU, etc.), as well as the application (in memory monitoring). When Dynatrace is enabled there is a fea...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration

Keyboard shortucts and keyboards arrows for query explorer

I would like to use keyboard arrows or command such pageup pagedown to be able to move between query items Using only mouse and point and click to select it is in some situations very slow and not smart.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Future consideration