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Rocky Linux has been selected by our company as the standard operating system for all applications. As a SaaS provider standardization across the organization has a tremendous impact on our ability to service and would produce cost savings. Rocky ...
Add ability to change the maxURL lenght parameter in IIS config script
The default setting of the Maximum URL length (bytes) is 8192. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.2.0?topic=services-configuring-iis-in-cognos-analytics For some dashboards we need to increase this value to at least 16000 https://www....
IPPA Support for MS SQLServer through Windows Authentication
We have Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 installed using Azure for SSO, and MS SQLServer through Windows Authentication for all store db's (content store, notification store, etc.). After a long support call, we found out from IBM that IPPA database creati...
Update DB2ZOS SCripts for Tables and Tablespaces to support UTS that is the DB2 Z/OS direction.
Current Cognos Analytics Configuration scripts like tablespace_db2zos.sql , needs to be updated to support UTS. This is the direction of IBM DB2 V12 and higher to use UTS tables and Tablespaces. One Table per one Tablespace. No longer use Shared t...
Enable the possibilities to a Cognos Expert to add new Vendor Specific Function entry for not supported database (eg. Redshift)
The purpose of Cognos is to allow each user not to know the language of the Database used, lacking the list of functions into the Expression Definition for some databases, the goal of the product fails. users are not helped to understand what are ...
Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.
At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
Optimize current implementation of S3 cloud storage
The current implementation of S3 cloud storage has some disadvantages. It's a "fire-and-forget" approach which has the following disadvantages in detail from our point of view: Files with the same name will be overwritten in S3. Idea: add a timest...
Our content stores (currently DB2) are growing through more and bigger outputs from reports although we have a rigid housekeeping. But in any case, we are limited to a certain content store size. And database storage is very expensive. File extern...
Allowlist only the HTML tags that wont trigger any execution in the browser
As a part of Pent test,it was observed that IBM Cognos application is vulnerable to
Stored-XSS occurs when a malicious script is injected directly into a vulnerable web application.
The application accepts all type of inputs without validation ...
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