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More Authentication Support for Content Store with Azure SQL DB

Hi, As more company are moving to cloud, we need more modern method of authentication for content store. Currently for MSSQL, SQL or Windows authentication is supported. In the Azure Entra ID, we need support for authentication with the Managed Id...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 2 Submitted

Extend Cognos Analytics product documentation by information about 3rd party certificates

I was activating ssl in a customer's productive cognos analytics environment. I followed the instructions of the corresponding product documentation for cognos analytics 11.2.4: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.2.0?topic=ecmica-conf...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Option called "Maximum number of backup server log files" Should apply to all generated logs

The current options " Maximum number of backup server log files" for is applying to cognosserver.log and p2pd_message.log only. However it should apply for all generated logs. Reference post - Setting up logging - IBM Documentation
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Support for Platform Connections in Cognos Analytics on CP4D

Currently, as of 4.8.x, CP4D's version of Cognos Analytics does not support adding connections from Platform Connections. The customer requests support for Platform Connections in CA on CP4D. Additionally, Cognos Analytics should support both Pers...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Future consideration

Missing Foreign Key Indexes in Cognos Product

Oracle recommends to have indexes on foreign keys columns to avoid locking issue at database level, we have observed Missing Foreign Key Indexes in Cognos Product tables. Please find the attached screenshot for the table and col details. Oracle's ...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Trouble with setting date format in the Date Prompt (Date Prompt does not have Data Format property) when the Content Language is set to Ukrainian or Ukrainian(Ukraine).

Hello. This is a burning need: we need full support for the Ukrainian language in the IBM Cognos Analytics product. This revision will affect a large number of product users who use the product constantly. We're having trouble with setting dat...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Drillthrough component between Powerplay and Report Studio 64bit

Hello, we use Powerplay and drillthrough reports in Report Studio. We need to install a 32bit dispatcher that powerplay drillthrough function is working. The reason is the component of drillthrough definition which requires a 32 bit report service...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Full Support for SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

Right now we are using Cognos Analytics on a SLES 12 SP5 OS. SLES 12 has EOS in 2024 and we need to migrate to SLES 15 (SP4 or newer). Right now the "Cognos Analytics Server" and the "Cognos Software Development Kit" are not supported on SLES 1...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Location of business data

Use a dedicated database schema for report output and dataset storage. Report outputs and datasets stored in a their own schema (not the content store schema) Could be a new database store alongside the existing ones (Content Store, Audit Store, N...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

IBM Cognos PowerCube packages to run in 64bit (DQM)

We have a distributed Cognos platform hosting more than 20 business aplications. As some of them use PowerCubes we have to keep Cognos 32bits dispatchers and manage double Cognos instances (32bits/64bits). Our target is a full 64bits platform (ful...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Not under consideration