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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

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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Uniquely timestamp .zip backups of Content Store database

I would like to suggest adding the ability to uniquely name or timestamp the .zip backups of the Content Store database, so that they don't get overwritten every time a new backup is created. Right now it appears that when you set up a schedule fo...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

Under Team Content We need All reports and path and description details not Audit report

User asked what are the reports under Team content. Report Name ,Report Path and Description of the report. Example: Team Content->Office A->under 10 Reports we need to see all 10 Reports and description. In Audit Report only User run report...
27 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Simplified Single IP for Audit logging service when using multiple NICs

Problem Statement: When servers have multiple network adapter cards, Cognos audit is logged as a mix of both the IPs. This makes it difficult for customers to analyze audit data and there is a slight chance that you might miss the data unless you ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Include the ID of all objects related to that object in the REST API

When using the documented REST API in 11.2.4, you get the searchPath of objects back that are related to that object. For example, when you query a folder ID using the /groups API, you get back all of the groups that are assigned to that folder. T...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Ability to rerun failed reports/jobs/agents in batch, from IBM Cognos Administration -> Past Activities screen

Why is it useful? In a busy production cognos analytics environments, when an unplanned outage occur, it's common to see multiple report/agent/job failures. Administrators need to go to "view run history", and rerun failed requests. It is very tim...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Set Capability in Teamcontent and on Datasources/Dataservers

In Cognos, I want to set role/group base capability on items in Team Content and on datasources/dataservers. Users have permissions on lots of sources, like datasources/dataservers, datamodules and packages, because users run Cognos reports and da...
about 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Not under consideration

Add/Extend CA REST API endpoint to retrieve groups/roles/capabilities for a specified user

In the current state, there is no endpoint within the Cognos REST API that allows an administrator to query another user's groups/roles/capabilities. Having this available would be extremely useful as we will have the ability to speed up our suppo...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

CA REST API - Add recursion option to groups and roles endpoints

Currently, when querying for list of groups or roles in CA REST API, the endpoints only return items at the root level of the namespace or the folder defined. If there are subfolders in the namespace or folder, groups/roles in this subfolders are ...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Enable routing of dashboards based on data modules, the same way as reports do

When responsible for a large multi-server installation consisting of multiple dispatchers, the Cognos Analytics administrator wants control of which servers are being used for processing requests. Currently, routing rules based on data tags can be...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

A feature for "Retention tags" to establish retention categories and date ranges for Object in the Portal.

A feature that would allow users/admins to set a date limit on reports or any object so say they wanted a report only to be available for 1 week they could set it to be deleted from the portal April 18th lets say...or for a year, April 11th 2024.
about 2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted