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Provide detailed documentation regarding the "Search" feature

The "new and improved" search feature in Cognos Analytics is currently poorly documented.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

CHNGPGS_THRES should be ONLINE configurable

DB CFG CHNGPGS_THRES should be online configurable, not just configurable.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Cognos Dashboard Responsive Template

A self Dashboard needs to display properly at any browser width. This can be achieved by dynamically updating the layout of UI components, shrinking the size of UI components, and/or toggling which UI components are visible on the page. The user s...
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support SAML 2.0 Authentication

Deployments are becoming a hassle with all our other applications supporting SAML based authentication except for Cognos based applications. We need to be able to support this ASAP.
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Enhance Cognos Audit Content

Enhance the delivered Audit content to better handle common audit situations. #1 - make counting unique report runs easierFor example: COGIPF_RUNREPORT has multiple rows in it for each report run, if the report has prompt pages. So: add something ...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Return Code Differentiate for Deadlock and Timeout via Subsys Normal Call Exit

DB2 presents IMS ( via Subsystem Normal Call Exit ) with the same return code (4) for: DB2 resource deadlocks DB2 resource unavailable conditions Example, lock timeouts on object locks, such as are taken by DB2 utilities and those caused b...
10 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Not under consideration

Ability to show the progress and cancel option for a TI process in between while the process is running

We have created books in Planning Analytics Workspace and each book contains buttons which are linked tpo TI Process in backend. When a button is clicked TI Process starts executing there is no progress bar or anything shown neither there is an op...
over 3 years ago in Planning Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Add Two Factor Authentication support for Data Studio

Our z/OS security infrastructure now requires two factor authentication for all z/OS IDs which have elevated privileges. These IDs are required to configure new connections or apply maintenance for bind activities in DS. Are there any plans to add...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Two Factor Authentication support with Cognos Analytics 11.x & 11.0.x

Currently there is no 2FA provided for the On Prem Cognos Analytics. Recently they have added 2FA for the cloud but Cognos does not explicitly support it. It would be beneficial if Cognos adds 2FA support with third party tools, LDAP or the cloud....
over 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Provide a documented and supported procedure to generate ddl (db2look as SP - like db2lk_generate_ddl)

db2lk_generate_ddl is a stored procedure that provides functionality to generate DDL via SQL (similar to db2look which is a tool as db2llok cannot be executed througha SQL client tool. This function already exists but is not documented and I am no...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under consideration