Tag Archives: Cognos

TM1/Cognos Security Integration Gremlin

Weird. That’s all I can say. We have been doing a significant project with complex calculations done in TM1 and a front end with Cognos BI reports. We now have the integration working perfectly with TM1 cubes performing brilliantly in BI, TM1 cubes able to have data entered into them from Cognos Workspace and security integrated from multiple AD servers via Cognos groups and roles to both Cognos and TM1. Integrated … Continue Reading

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How to Rename a TM1 Model

Renaming a TM1 model is relatively easy. To change the name of a TM1 model (or instance or server name) do the following: Open tm1s.cfg for the model concerned. Find “ServerName” Edit the value after the equals sign to reflect the new model name Save tm1s.cfg Open Cognos Configuration for TM1 Change the name of the TM1 Server Save Cognos Configuration Start the TM1 Server (right click, start) in Cognos Configuration … Continue Reading

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The definitive guide to TM1 security. How to configure different ways of managing security in TM1 with examples and screenshots that you can follow.

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Messaging users of IBM Cognos TM1

Did you know that you can send messages to your users through TM1? You would be surprised how many people don’t realise that its possible – and easy!!! 1. Open TM1 Server Explorer (Perspectives) 2. Right click on your server and select “Server Manager”. From here you can actually do a few things like: Disconnecting Users and Shutting down (but not restarting) the server   3. Tick the box “Broadcast a Message” and … Continue Reading

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Free Trial of Cognos Insight – Big Data Analytics

A free trial of Cognos Insight is available for download on Analytics Zone – Download Now. What is Analytics Zone? Analytics Zone is a community portal focusing on Big Data Analytics. Its a great place for connecting with other analysts and data scientists, downloading modelling (Not “Project Runway”) resources, tutorials and catching up with the latest Big Data Bloggers.  

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