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Ability to add Export/Imp...

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almost 7 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Report book creation and maintenance

When a report book is created a selection of report should be done and saved on the page "define".In the second tab "Selections", we can set up the different reports.In the third tab "output", you define outputs settings. When we have to reorganiz...
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Security Groups on Actualities

In Controller it is not currently possible to limit access to certain actualities for certain users. We have users who are responsible for the forecast/budget who should only have read access to the actual data, and vice versa.
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Externalize performance t...

I have a performance trace running requesting IFCIDS 58 (END), 59 (FETCH), 65(OPEN), 66(CLOSE). I run the following Cobol program: ID DIVISION. PROGRAM-ID. C011MAIN. ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. DATA DIVISION. WORKING-STORAGE SECTION. 77 FILLER PIC X(12)...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

CAF rejection error if we pass the query parameter "ref" to the login URL

When we try to implement authentication using pingfederate , pingfederate will send the form/query parameter call "ref". but since the "Ref" is a reserved word in cognos it rejected by CAF. We need some seeting or enhancement to accept this parame...
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

SPSS statistics - Problem with mixed Output to word-document

Until version SPSS 15 the output from SPSS to WORD was with format for pictures with "Enhanced Metafile (*.EMF)". The result in WORD was excellent as good as in SPSS. Since version SPSS 16 and later the format ist "PNG". With this format the quali...
almost 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

BigIntegrate and MetaData Lineage Issues impact for BCBS 239

After some exchanges between CTP, we spotted an issues with the Lineage for BigIntegrate and we need to be sure this point will be solved by the march release of the Hive Connector, this is a request from Bred who is about to write a formal compla...
almost 7 years ago in Information Server - Governance 1 Future consideration

LSF to support CRAY ALPS SWITCH IN/OUT reservation

Preemption behavior in LSF/ALPS is a bit different because of ALPS reservation - only one ALPS reservation can be made over a compute node at a time.In order for any application to run, a session id needs to be associated with the application and ...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Storing the cleansed data in Information Analyzer

Request for including an interface or any other way in Information Analyzer itself, where we can enter the valid values for an invalid so that it would get reflected in the table in Database or IA output.
almost 7 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

LSF: conflict between RESIZABLE_JOBS and chunking

in our cluster, we set the RESIZABLE_JOBS = Y to all jobs through application profile to enable jobs resizing when job efficiency is low. since that, we are unable to start jobs in chunk mode. we discover that chunk mode and resizable are not comp...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration