Cognos Connection

Cognos Connection is the access point for a user to work with reports, analyses, queries, agents, metrics, and packages. A user can personalize IBM Cognos Connection for his/her own use.

The latest posts for Cognos connection:

Change session time

Case: User has to login again after 10 minutes of inactivity. Solution: The global session time had to be extended, e.g. to 1 hour. The following steps show how to do this: 1. Start Cognos configuration for the environment you wish to edit. 2. Go to Local Configuration\Security\Authentication   3. Change the value for “Inactivity […]
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Change language for the user

Case: The default language in report studio is not your language. Solution: User must log in Cognos
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Renew Credentials

When you changed your password in Active Directory and Cognos depends on this, you have to renew the credentials. Here is how: 1. Login the cognos environment
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Grid lines in report list

Case: Often it is hard to see you select the right properties or schedule for a report. Grid lines makes it better visible in the screen. Solution: The user must log into Cognos In Cognos Connection click on “My preferences”
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Number of visible items

Case: Normally a user only can see 15 objects/reports in the grid. The user can choose the number of visible objects/reports. Solution: The user must log into Cognos In Cognos Connection click on “My preferences”
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