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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...
Import/Export Data Module json specification in Data Module editor
For some use cases it would be beneficial to be able to import and export the Data Module specification not only via REST API but within the Data Module editor: professional modelers can generate their Data Module specifications in external tools,...
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...
Edit data module from report and dashboard editors
It is possible to open a data module from another data module when it is used as a data source by the according context menu (three dots). This is a nice and convenient feature to make changes to an underlying source. It should also be possible to...
Data set security to be inherited from data source security
When a data set is created (from a package), it should inherits the security of the data source on which the package is based.
For example, a DataAccessRole with Read, Write, Execute, Traverse is defined as security on the data source.
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...
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