Category Archives: Installation

Planning Analytics Supported Environment

We are about to start a new project with a client where they will be using Planning Analytics local (i.e. the new version of on premise TM1). They have asked about the server specifications and what needs to be installed. IBM have a great tool that gives all this information, but it can be very large and unwieldy. This post lists the minimum server requirements for Planning Analytics. So here … Continue Reading

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Cognos Express 10.2.1 FP4 Complex Upgrade

Recently we did a gig upgrading a client to Cognos Express 10.2.1 FP4 from CX 10.1. In this upgrade was also a change of Cognos server, a change of domain, a new Active Directory server, a new database source with an upgrade of SQL Server. Needless to say it was complex with lots of traps. One of those was the change in Active Directory. Each person identified by one AD … Continue Reading

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Cognos Express 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 Installation Issues

So a very frustrating day yesterday trying to install Cognos Express 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 (FP3). Previously I had applied FP3 to the server in question, however was surprised to find that required java files were not present when I went to adjust the settings to display jpg files in BI. So I logged a call with IBM and it became apparent that Fix Pack 3 of CX 10.2.1 had … Continue Reading

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How to Enable the TM1 Excel Addin and TM1 Perspectives Ribbon in Excel

I recently started working with a new PC and it did not have the TM1 Excel Perspectives add-in enabled and obviously I therefore did not have the TM1 Perspectives Ribbon included in Excel. So I thought I would do a quick blog about how to enable it. What this does is then automatically add the Perspectives addin to Excel on your PC so that TM1 automatically opens each time you … Continue Reading

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Installing TM1 9.5

Heres a quick tutorial on how to install TM1 9.5, after these instructions are the same instructions with images to aide in the installation process. Please leave a comment if this helps or if I have missed a step.  Installing TM1 9.5 Make sure Microsoft IIS is installed with the latest ‘.net’ framework Make sure Excel 2003 or Excel 2007 has been installed Open the setup file ‘setup.exe’ Select your language … Continue Reading

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