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Would like to be able to use data source credentials as variables in the JDBC connection strings
When using the latest MSSQL driver we can utilize connection parameters: domain=targetdomain;authenticationScheme=NTLM;user=sa;password=thepassword to allow Windows Authentication using a service account other than the one running IBM Cognos servi...
I am requesting a change to the RunProcess function that would allow it to convert a string to numeric just as the current ExecuteCommand function operates.
It has come to my attention that the ExecuteCommand function will eventually be discontinued and that the RunProcess function should be used instead. We are currently using the ExecuteCommand function in a generic process that is used to kick off ...
Allow for branding of application objects such as lists, prompts, and other objects. Currently, the object itself (e.g. list header, background color, fonts, etc.) has limited or no customization options. When creating branded templates for report...
Ability to managed Administration password by Wallets and SFTP or FTP process
Many clients are tightening security around how administration passwords and secrets are managed including storage. My client has stringent security protocols as such would like to have the ability to managed passwords via Wallet and SFTP process ...
Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model
Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks inside Cognos Analytics
Have the option to create macro Enabled Excel Workbooks. Along with this would be the ability to create macros while you are inside the Cognos Report Editor. So when the report is run the macro Enable Workbook is created with the macros that one d...
In our scenario we have several hundred KPIs measured on scorecards (one report in Cognos). The KPIs can have differing unit types, such as Percent with 2 decimal places, Percent with 4 decimal places, whole numbers, CAD currency, USD currency, et...
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...
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