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Automated Cognos reconfiguration for High Availability

Installing ICC in a High Availability environment requires steps taken to reconfigure Cognos as detailed here:

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS4Q96_6.1.1/com.ibm.help.scc.install.doc/scc_ensure_cognos_server_connection_HA.html

These steps are required each time new maintenance is applied or a version upgrade performed. The steps are cumbersome and should be automated. There's a suggestion the 'cogstartup.xml' file can be updated once and restored each time maintenance is applied but this doesn't appear to be the case.

It should be possible for ICC to reconfigure Cognos correctly each time. Updating InstallationInfo.properties is an option so that these parameters can be entered once and re-applied every time configCC runs.

  • Guest
  • Mar 14 2019
  • Not under consideration
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Simplify maintenance and ensure Cognos is correctly configured each time rather than requiring manual intervention.

  • Admin
    VIJAY CHOUGULE commented
    19 Nov, 2020 06:32pm

    Starting Control Center 6.2 release we are using Jasper as our default reporting engine which is embedded within Control Center base product, as such Cognos will be a separate and optonal install.

  • Guest commented
    5 Nov, 2019 02:49pm

    Thanks for submitting - as part of a Business Intelligence modernization effort we will be re evaluating how we integrate Cognos. As such will consider HA as a key factor

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