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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Administration

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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, ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 3 Submitted

Configuration setting to limit size of temp files (uda*) created on Cognos server under temp directory

Why is it useful? In busy production environments when users have ability to create custom adhoc reports based on Cognos packages, there's a possibility that a report with missing filter condition could create huge temp files and fill up the disk ...
9 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: return more object details

For the Cognos Analytics REST API to provide the ability to remotely and automatically administer Cognos Analytics, all information about objects must be available through the REST API. Please make detailed items like report specifications, data m...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Audit tables with userfriendly content

We use audit-db a lot, mainly for run and usage statistics and for trouble solving. In order to make the result more readable/understandable we do a lot of string conversions etc. This makes audit reports and dataset refresh slow. The retrieval of...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Glass interface for setting advanced settings improvements

Within CA Glass interface to set advanced settings you have to go to:Manage > Configuration > System > Advanced Settings On this screen you can type in a Key. If the key has been set then the value of the key will be shown. This is a very...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Remove admin vulnerability on routing sets when non admin users copy data modules / packages / files

Only cognos administrators can create and edit routing sets. This allows administrators to specify that certain cognos dispatchers should only be used for certain bits of data. For example all the Finance data modules / packages should be sent to ...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Improve administration of Scheduled Reports

We have a CA enterprise system that has been live for over 15+ years. Over that time users have created hundred of schedules. Some of those schedules are on reports they have created themselves or report views. Some of those schedules error becaus...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

REST API: Datasources

/api/v1/datasources currently returns only the items shown in the main (Glass? Carbon?) UI under Manage | Data Server Connections. This is a relatively new feature. Most of my data sources are in Administration Console... | Configuration | Data So...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Allow creation of a job which can test a group of datasources, and e-mail the results to an admin

When maintenance events take place, it would be helpful to be able to schedule a job which will test all of the data sources, and notify an administrator if issues are present, so that they can be resolved proactively, prior to end-users reporting...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Add API to trigger schedules

For a long time Cognos has had the ability to trigger schedules using the trigger.bat utility. This however is very ouydated and impractical to run in orchestrators such as Apache Airflow. I wish for an API that can be called to trigger schedules.
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted