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  • Retrieving ‘MyFolder’ contents of a deleted user from Access Manager

    Hi Cognos experts out there! I have deleted a user's cognos account unknowingly from the Access Manager. Now i have created a new account for him, but lost all the contents of his 'MyFolder'. Could you please suggest me a way to retrieve those contents?

    Seshasayee5 pointsBadges:
  • What is your organization’s biggest challenge in integrating IT into the business processes?

    SearchCIO recently asked its readers to discuss pain points of IT integration into the business. Some of the answers included: Department communication Getting everyone on board Teaching the technology What is your organization's biggest challenge in integrating IT into the business processes?

    Michael Tidmarsh28,675 pointsBadges:
  • CA-VIEW

    How many logical views of a report can be created and applied by CA-View

    lisason15 pointsBadges:
  • Calendar

    How do I set up the calendar function in the Central Management Console?

    Mary15 pointsBadges:
  • service start failed..

    when i start the service then an error occurs which is a cross sign is displayed before this message "Registering the service 'cognos8' starting the service 'cognos 8' this is the error "[Registering Service] 1. [ ERROR ] CFG-ERR-0101 Unable to register Cognos 8 service. Execution of the external...

    Harmeetspanesar5 pointsBadges:
  • Cognos Report Studio v10.1 – Chart width cannot be fixed?

    From a Cognos newbie: I am displaying multiple charts per page and the charts are appearing in different sizes - heights are ok but the widths are varying in size based on values displayed on y-axis, where smaller y-values causes the chart width to increase relative to others. I tried applying...

    Kpkp5 pointsBadges:
  • COGNOS server error message

    We are getting an error and not sure where to go from here. The COGNOS server appears to come up fine but when we try and start the service we are getting an error. I am looking to the forum for any help to pass on the the person in charge of getting this up. Here is what we are getting back. The...

    ToddN20008,335 pointsBadges:
  • Lost Crystal Reports Viewer and Management Console on change of domain

    Crystla Reports 10. Our IT department have recently changed domain and have 'lost' our Viewer and Management Console. Reports still being run using the Developer software, but limited people have access. Any suggestions?

    Suprakaz20 pointsBadges:
  • I have a Cognos Inpromptu 7 report that works in Windows XP but gives me and error in Windows 7.

    Hello, I have a Cognos Inpromptu 7 report that works in Windows XP but gives me and error in Windows 7. I am checking my Event Viewer now to see what the problem may be. Can someone take a look at the below information and assist me with identifying a resolution to getting the report working in...

    Ilfoprog50 pointsBadges:
  • BI Business Views

    Very new to business views, I have created a view that links 2 tables, inner joined on customer number, want to limit it so it only pulls back lov based on ACTIVE status, thought I was doing this by putting a filter in the data foundation but when I use the parameter it is still pulling back all,...

    Pungigi45 pointsBadges:
  • Documentation devices in the field

    I work in field desktop support and get calls from users while I am going from issue to issue and need a way to track all the calls to open service tickets, log the issue, document the fix, start/stop end times. We use a web based program called service now. I can get it up on my blackberry but for...

    Knighteyes0075 pointsBadges:
  • Can I access job info directly from the CA-View

    What I would like to do is to display a list of jobs that are defined to CA-View then retrieve those jobs using SARBCH. I have a list, but it has to be manually maintined and I am trying to remove that aspect of the process.

    Emwii10 pointsBadges:
  • Value Prompt to display ‘no data’

    I am working on Cognos 8.3.Consider a prompt on the prompt page.For eg:Country.For some reason the back-end table data got deleted. When I run the report, the value prompt should display that 'No data to retrieve from back-end'.Is this achieved using Javascript? If yes, how?

    Clarifydoubts5 pointsBadges:
  • Data Warehouse Query Performance

    We have a data warehouse with summary and detail level data with Cognos as the reporting tool.  If we have data for 100 large customers loaded in the fact tables and are trying to use Cognos Query Studio.  Here is the scenario:  one user has access to data for 5 customers through the security...

    Florida7775 pointsBadges:
  • CA View description field

    How do you populate the "Description" field shown in the browser version of CA View?

    ITsac5 pointsBadges:
  • COGNOS/ AS400

    One of our technicians is trying to install COGNOS on a PC with I-series driver asking for username and password. No one in the organization remembers the password. Is there a way to query a physical file? If so which file might that be?

    Chardyjr45 pointsBadges:
  • Older Program Compatibility CAD

    I have a 1997 CAD program that is fine with XP, but with my new computer and Vista, when I select "FILE", "SAVE", the program simply exits!!?? I have the compatibility set to Windows 97 SP. In all other respects, the program functions correctly. Someone advised, in answer to this previously, that I...

    Chip-B15 pointsBadges:
  • Create .csv file on IFS folder in AS/400

    Please help to create .csv file in as/400 (V4R3). Please provide me the steps to create .csv file on IFS path on AS/400.(V4R3).

    Samule400160 pointsBadges:
  • comparing variable to a field with comma-separated values

    "m trying to compare a variable (@item) to a field which has multiple item numbers separated by commas. I've used "LIKE" and "IN" to no avail. I've also tried appending wildcard characters to the variable (@item2), which also hasn't worked. Full-text indexing is not activated on the DB (SQL Server...

    Caruncles20 pointsBadges:
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 Block Insert Time

    Why does it take so long to insert a block in Civil 3D 2008?

    DonM5 pointsBadges:

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