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Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud)

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Display the number of active users logged on

It would be beneficial if the total number of users logged on to Controller is displayed in the function View Active Users. Today we have to count the number of users manually and it´s quite time consuming if there are more than 150 users logged ...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Account description available in Controller web

It would be great to have the possibility to see an account description on one account in Controller Web.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

Print all IC-reports at once

Users run Company>Reconcile>Intercompany balances for a company and many IC-reports. Then they want to print all the IC-reports and have to pick them one by one. They want to have a button "Print all".
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

RDS on SQL Server support for Cognos Controller

We plan to upgrade Cognos Controller from 10.3 to 10.4.2 as version 10.3 is reaching its EOL. For this upgrade, on Database side we look for option to go with AWS RDS for SQL server. I have logged a case TS005705990 to check if RDS SQL DB is suppo...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Future consideration

FAP Service.properties - Password Encryption

Hi, at our client Atlantic Group d.d. during upgrade of PA,CA,CC client set request to eliminate all hardcoded passwords on any file on all models. We successfully eliminated them by using inbuilt encryption (e.g. in PA) or if password was in .bat...
11 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Cognos Controller on Cloud to keep users Favorites on next login. (to retain data on the rich tiers)

The current design of Controller on Cloud is not to retain data on the rich tiers. This means that users personally added Favorites are gone on next login.
over 1 year ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Future consideration

Ability to download / upload Custom Palette

User develops Custom Global Palettes (Manage > Customization > Palette > New custom palette) in DEV environment and creates reports using the custom palettes. User exports new reports from DEV to UAT. Custom Palettes are not included in...
over 3 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Not under consideration

End your own disconnected session

If you log in and you have an existing active session, Cognos Controller displays a warning message. You can end the active session and start a new one. Many users face the issue of being disconnected from a session and are unable to login until t...
almost 2 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2

Web Client and 'columns for journals'

The Controller Web Client is currently enabled for 'standard' journal treatment only, it is not currently compatible with 'journals as columns', as defined within submission set up.
over 4 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Support for Windows Authentication between Controller and SQL Server

Database administrators more and more frequently disables SQL Server Logins and prefer to use Windows Authentication between server applications and Microsoft SQL Server database servers. In Controller, it would be nice to have turn-key support to...
11 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration