It is posible to automate the backup of a Datamanager Catalog.
On ittoolbox.com, Michael Sherman replied that his script can be used as an example:
C:\Progra~1\cognos\c8\bin\CATBACKUP.exe ODBC “DSN=[ODBC Connection to Catalog Database];UID=[User ID to log onto Database];PWD=[Password to Log onto Database]” “[Full Path Name for the Catalog Backup]%FILEDATE%.ctg”
You can also take a look in the IBM Datamanager User Guide on page 430.
User has to login again after 10 minutes of inactivity.
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 timeout in seconds”
Old value: 600
New value: 3600 (is one hour)
4. Save de settings (floppy icon)
5. Restart the services.
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