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IPPA Support for MS SQLServer through Windows Authentication
We have Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 installed using Azure for SSO, and MS SQLServer through Windows Authentication for all store db's (content store, notification store, etc.). After a long support call, we found out from IBM that IPPA database creati...
Update DB2ZOS SCripts for Tables and Tablespaces to support UTS that is the DB2 Z/OS direction.
Current Cognos Analytics Configuration scripts like tablespace_db2zos.sql , needs to be updated to support UTS. This is the direction of IBM DB2 V12 and higher to use UTS tables and Tablespaces. One Table per one Tablespace. No longer use Shared t...
Enable the possibilities to a Cognos Expert to add new Vendor Specific Function entry for not supported database (eg. Redshift)
The purpose of Cognos is to allow each user not to know the language of the Database used, lacking the list of functions into the Expression Definition for some databases, the goal of the product fails. users are not helped to understand what are ...
Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.
At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
Optimize current implementation of S3 cloud storage
The current implementation of S3 cloud storage has some disadvantages. It's a "fire-and-forget" approach which has the following disadvantages in detail from our point of view: Files with the same name will be overwritten in S3. Idea: add a timest...
Our content stores (currently DB2) are growing through more and bigger outputs from reports although we have a rigid housekeeping. But in any case, we are limited to a certain content store size. And database storage is very expensive. File extern...
Allowlist only the HTML tags that wont trigger any execution in the browser
As a part of Pent test,it was observed that IBM Cognos application is vulnerable to
Stored-XSS occurs when a malicious script is injected directly into a vulnerable web application.
The application accepts all type of inputs without validation ...
Extend REST API to configure and customize environments
We need a possibility to configure and customize our Cognos environments via REST API. It is not possible for us to do these tasks via Manage-UI, because we have dozens of environments and they should all be configured and customized identically. ...
Request to add a feature for storing trusted credentials in Cognos Analytics without password grant configuration in a configured OIDC namespace
Currently, Cognos Analytics 11.x requires password grant configured on the IdP in order to store trusted credentials for an OIDC namespace. However, password grant is not the most secure grant type to work with, and as such, I would like to reques...
Add Oracle Enterprise Linux to supported environments
In State of Ohio we have Oracle appliances and we have been running COGNOS analytics on OEL(Oracle Enterprise Linux) for he last 7 years. it would be good if IBM can add this in the supported environments which avoids the ambiguity for State and i...
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