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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 (

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Cognos Analytics

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rate limiting to avoid excess password attempt

This vulnerability was discovered by attempting numerous incorrect passwords for a backup, followed by the correct one, and observing that authentication succeeded without any delay or lockout.There are password-protected backups available to user...
about 12 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted

Enable use of sub-select in datamodule security filters

At this moment, version 12.0.3, it is not possible to use a sub-select in a security filter. We get syntax errors when we try to use a sub-select, but the syntax proves to be correct when used in native SQL. We need sub-selects to select from a se...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Change search box color

The stark contrast from black to white can be a problem for some users. Suggest allowing ability to customize the background color of the black search box at the top menu bar (11.2.4 version).
5 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

System default choice for list view

When looking at team content reports on a list view, you can choose the settings/row size, with options for compact, short, and default. We want to make one the system default. We don't have the option to do so.
5 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Limit Concurrent Sessions per user in Content Store

Limit the amount of cuncurrent sessions a user can log into the content store. This is a security issue if a user can do so too many times
5 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Customizable Table Naming in IBM Cognos Dataset Store

I have a suggestion for enhancing the Dataset Store feature in IBM Cognos, which automatically creates a table in DB2 upon uploading a CSV file. Currently, the table names are generated with a pattern that includes a prefix 'Cog' followed by two s...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Add nested menu items for the actions menu

At the moment any menu item added to will appear as an additional row. There is a finite amount of space. I'd like to have an option to add nested menu items where clicking the row would open additional menu ite...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Add rounded border edges to 11.1 visualisations in Report Authoring, with a Corner Radius property like in Dashboards.

If you copy a visualisation with rounded edges (e.g. corner radius 10px) from a dashboard to a report, the rounded edges are not supported in reports for the 11.1 visualisations, so they are removed. This makes drilling through from a dashboard to...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Implement security options for data sets

In data modules it is possible to imeplement data security filters (eg. based on cognos groups). As data sets is a very strong option in many areas we need to implement data security filters in data sets as well. available approaches with macros i...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Add the "Set Pack or module option" for Dashboard as it exists for reports

It would be very useful for us if Dashboards could have the same relinking (Pack or Module) option that exists for Reports. Thank you.
13 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted