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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Cognos Analytics

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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...
about 9 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Increasing report description field to handle more than 1024 characters.

In 11.1.7 version of reports, users where able to add comments in description for any amount length or atleast greater than > 1024 characters, the max we had currently is 2997 characters, But in 11.2.4 release a new parameter was added to cmmet...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Enable data formats for CSV and Excel Data

Data formats can be changed in the package and in the report itself. But this only affects the output formats HTML, Excel and PDF, but not the output formats CSV and Excel Data. Specifically, we want to change the timestamp format and increase gra...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

The possiblity to get more memory on Cloud

The possibility to purchase additional memory/resources to the Cloud environement. Currently only 16GB is available. 32GB is requested.
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

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...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Use S3 for externalization of outputs

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...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

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 ...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 0 Submitted

Dashboard tooltips for duplicate items

Current functionality means that if a data item is on a visualisation as both a field and a tooltip it won't show in the tooltip. For example, if the Revenue data item is used for bar length and again in the visualisation tooltip, then the tooltip...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Enhance advanced dispatcher routing to allow for AdHoc/Non-Core reports to be routed differently to "Approved" reports.

This would be useful, as it would allow the organisation to ensure efficient execution of "approved" reports (possibly driven by an administrative flag in the product) to dedicated resources, whereas other reports would be routed to a default rout...
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Portal 0 Submitted

Extend REST API to import/export Cognos content

We need a possibility to import/export Cognos content via REST API. There should be an interface where we can do the following tasks: Upload Cognos content (zip file) and parametrized import/export Parts of the Manage UI that should be completely ...
12 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Other 0 Submitted