Firewall Security Rejection This blog will discuss a way to fix an error message in Cognos Express 10.2.1. The Error Message: An error has occurred. DPR-ERR-2079 Firewall Security Rejection. Your Request was rejected by the security firewall. CAF rejection details are available in the log. Please contact your administrator. Solution: […]
Open Database Connectivity or ODBC is a standard API for accessing database management systems. This blog will show how to set up a new ODBC connection to your DBMS. If you are using 32 Bit ODBC, you must first open the 32 Bit ODBC connection, I will show how to […]
When using Cognos Express 10.2, you run into the issue of not having a few of the programs that you would typically find in the Cognos Enterprise. One important program is IBM Cognos Configuration. This is the program you will use to verify your Environment and Security criteria such as […]
Are you having issues with Insight not being able to import data? It has been found that the root cause of this is IE 11. By downgrading IE 11 we will be able to have import data work again. Symptom: When selecting “Import Data…” from the Get Data menu Insight […]
One of the most powerful parts of Cognos Insight is the ability to add different themes to your workspace. This can cause your widgets to pop out a little more, and give a little more color. Sometimes we want a little bit more than what we are given in the […]
Dealing with dates in Cognos can sometimes be a daunting task. Dates should be straightforward, but sometimes they take extra work to get what you want. Your data is designed to list the date of the transaction, but maybe you only care about data on a per week, per month, […]
One of the benefits of Cognos insight is the ability to combine columns during the import process. This can help us when browsing the data through explore points. It is often beneficial to combine columns as it is easier to read, and not always necessary to sort by columns individually.