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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Allow passing an id_token_hint into the Logout Redirect URL when logging out of OIDC namespaces

With OpenID Providers such as KeyCloak, it has previously been possible to send a user to their logout URL directly, without providing any token. For example: http://{domain-name}/auth/realms/{realm-name}/protocol/openid-connect/logout?redirect_ur...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Capability to control the api key functionality

We need to create an API key so that an Administrator can restrict access to the api key functionality under the personal menu. This will allow Administrators of the system to control access to this functionality.
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Support for Cognos Analytics to be in-line with Chrome's security changes to cookie handling As per the above article, Google aims to make a change in Chrome to restrict cookies when used as a third-party. This impacts Cognos as Cognos is often used by enter...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Seamlessly create a new Report Schedule or Migrate schedules from one namespace to another without asking for Credential Regeneration

It is useful for existing Business-like UPS who has thousands to users who have existing schedules with IBM Directory Server and currently migrating to OIDC for MS Azure. New users have to go through this extra step and existing SDK for Regenerati...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

IIS vulnerability related to Cognos required settings

IIS vulnerability: The concern regarding "Allow unlisted file name extensions" in IIS has been raised with us previously and has been reviewed by our Development team. Unfortunately our Development team have confirmed that at this time "Allow unli...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

Implement a relying-party backchannel logout URL to allow for Single Signout.

When integrating Cognos elements into a portal, secured against OIDC namespace, it would be helpful if we could employ token-based single-signout from our OIDC provider, rather than having to force the users to log-out manually from Cognos Analyti...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 1 Submitted

Request for password reset from cognos login screen

Need to raise and enhancement for resetting the password from Cognos login screen itself when ever they need. Can you please let me know the steps to raise enhancement. Business Justification: It should be possible for the user to change password ...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Not under consideration

Implement pop-up notification for user session inactivity timeouts.

This would be useful for users when they are programing a report and exceed the session inactivity timeout. If a user is spending time programming a report or dashboard and their session times out they will lose their work when the go to save. If ...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Not under consideration

Parameterized url with Azure OIDC has limitation of 4096 Bytes

Unlike IBM Directory Service (Or some Local Authentication Providers) Azure AZ supports only 4096 Bytes in the request url in its authorization end Point. This is causing issue with existing report with large columns passed to Cognos as query stri...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Not under consideration

Data Source Connections - Set Password Dynamically

Problem / Use Case - In Cognos Data source connections can be created in multiple places. Either of the below cases we need to enter the password manually. Considering knowing the password in Production databases is a Security Risk. So Implement a...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Future consideration