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Status Future consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 5, 2018

Exclude folders from Cognos search

All folders in Cognos 11 are indexed by the cognos search by default. So the consumers also get the search results from the internal folder of the report developers.
1) It would be helpful to exclude these internal folders from the cognos search, so that the user does not get the internal hits.
2) It would also be helpful to allow a search from a certain folder downstream like in Cognos 11.2.2
  • Guest
    Nov 27, 2020

    Hi, we really do use different folders for our customer base with all their reports, dashboards etc and would like other folders used by our BI function to be hidden

  • Guest
    Jul 27, 2020

    yes right - number 2) not Version 11.2.2 - Version 10.2.2

  • Guest
    Nov 21, 2019

    Did you mean Cognos 10.2.2?  I don't think Cognos 11.2.2 has been released yet.