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Support localization of Theme

As a robust enterprise solution, IBM Cognos Analytics supports several great localization options. However, we are not able to customize the Administration > Customization > Theme based on language. It would be great if Cognos had an option ...
6 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Future consideration

Allow alt text for brandImage in theme customization.

The Cognos Analytics theme allows administrators to customize the text and images of the welcome page using brandText and brandImage. The brandImage contains the organization name and is very clear for visually acute users. To accommodate the visu...
5 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Remove the need for NC Drop, handle dead processes / schedules better

Currently, if a bad report is scheduled or something happens to the environment, the NC table can build up as explained by this technote and make schedules slow or send them into pending. To resolve this requires a lengthy process of a) backing up...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Use generic "From" emails for specific departments

One department within our organization would like emails for only their reports to come from a different email address than the Cognos default, and they do not want emails sent from one person/developer either.
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add Metadata to Cloud Object Storage file output

Saving a file in Cloud Storage creates a corresponding "outputDescriptor" xml file with some metadata information of the report execution. This Infos should be saved direct in the User-defined object metadata attributes of the S3 stored object. Ev...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Advance property limitation

Please refer the Case TS006169109 where IBM Tech suggested that currently there is limitation of 20 parms that can only be added as advance property. We had a scenario where advance settings done at dispatcher level were wiped out (Report , Batch ...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Automatically renew past/current activities

Renew past/current activities automatically or add a renew button
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Rest API for security group

Hello, We need an entegration with our security team. We did it before other BI tools with their rest api. But in Cognos we cannot use security group with members. Our security team don't want to use SDK because of our microservice standarts. You ...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Increase the limit to add more than 20 parameters in System level in Cognos Admin console.

Hi Team, We had an activity recently to Un-register and add the dispatchers again in Cognos11 , but we lost all existing parameters after the task. And we decided to add all parameters in System level Instead of Individual dispatchers , but we cou...
11 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Seeing the contents of user's profile is not possible in Manage but only in old admin console

We try to use only Manage. In general just please add all functionalities from console to Manage. Detail: in Manage > Accounts when you see a user you can't see its content but instead just properties. This can be seen only in old Administratio...
9 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration