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Allow alt text for brandImage in theme customization.
The Cognos Analytics theme allows administrators to customize the text and images of the welcome page using brandText and brandImage. The brandImage contains the organization name and is very clear for visually acute users. To accommodate the visu...
In Cognos 10.2 it was possible to hide the public folder using "consumer_root" in system.xml. In 11.2.1 I have the ability to set the "reports" folder as the custom folder but team content is still visible. setting security is not possible as the ...
Many databases provides hints to improve the performance of the queries. In recent observation, we saw that when cognos report is running it takes 10-15 mins where as when we run same query at database side (Vertica) with hints it gives output in ...
Use generic "From" emails for specific departments
One department within our organization would like emails for only their reports to come from a different email address than the Cognos default, and they do not want emails sent from one person/developer either.
We would like to have native cognos analytics integration to github to store all sources/specs (reports/dashboards/..) to implement easily CI/CD. Today we use third party tools to version and deliver but with github integration it would be more na...
Remove the need for NC Drop, handle dead processes / schedules better
Currently, if a bad report is scheduled or something happens to the environment, the NC table can build up as explained by this technote and make schedules slow or send them into pending. To resolve this requires a lengthy process of a) backing up...
Mapping of the parameter user name - official documentation by IBM
Request relates to the case TS007570460 from IBM support. The subject matter is the inappropriate mapping of the parameter user name in CP4D, i.e. ambigous mapping of user name. By default the mapping of the user name in CP4D is not equal to the m...
Saving a file in Cloud Storage creates a corresponding "outputDescriptor" xml file with some metadata information of the report execution. This Infos should be saved direct in the User-defined object metadata attributes of the S3 stored object. Ev...
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