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Ability to Schedule a refresh of an Uploaded File

I would like to have the ability to schedule a refresh of an uploaded file. If you store your excel or text to a file share and grant Cognos access to that share, you should have the ability to schedule a refresh of that data file.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 9 Not under consideration

Change/Update ownership of Schedules to Service Accounts

We would like the ability to change or update the ownership of schedules to service accounts. By default they are owned by the creator, however this leaves a single source of failure if the person would leave. Also when creating scheduled emails, ...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 3 Submitted

Audit DB - Report and E-Mail reception

It would be desirable to have a function in the audit DB to find out which report is sent to which e-mail addresses (incl. storage path). Currently this is not possible with the standard audit.
10 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add a feature in account management to see which user group a user belongs to

I can take a look at the user group to see which user belongs to that group. However, there is no way to see which user group a user belongs to. So you need to contact the user and ask them to take a look at their settings. Please add a feature in...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Not under consideration

Email notification when job or tasks within job fail

We make use of datasets and have a job to schedule the refresh for these datasets every night. Sometimes the refresh fails for some reason. At this moment we don't get any notification that something went wrong. We would like to be able to configu...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Maintenance page instead of Cognos start page only for standard users, not for admins

If we have problems with Cognos, we want to withdraw access from all users except for admins so data / reports can be tested after successful repairs. The Cognos information banner does not help, because it is overlooked. Furthermore, users can by...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Deploy custom global palettes which are only used as conditionial palettes too

When a custom global palette is only used in a conditional palette of a visualization of a dashboard, then after export and import of the dashboard on the target system the custom global palette is missing and the conditional palette of the visual...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add/Extend CA REST API endpoint to retrieve groups/roles/capabilities for a specified user

In the current state, there is no endpoint within the Cognos REST API that allows an administrator to query another user's groups/roles/capabilities. Having this available would be extremely useful as we will have the ability to speed up our suppo...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

CA REST API - Add recursion option to groups and roles endpoints

Currently, when querying for list of groups or roles in CA REST API, the endpoints only return items at the root level of the namespace or the folder defined. If there are subfolders in the namespace or folder, groups/roles in this subfolders are ...
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

In Cognos log: Change Classification of expected behaviour from Level ERROR to INFO

As of now in the Cognos log files there are a great amount of lines classified as error eventhough it is an expected behaviour. Could you please chnage the classification of these expected behaviours to either info or maybe a new level. This would...
7 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration