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Samples for IBM #Cognos Analytics 11.0.7 on AIX

The following samples are not available after installing IBM Cognos Analytics Server 11.0.7 on AIX: The Samples directory: <cognos_analytics_server_install_location>/samples The Base Samples deployment (Samples_for_Install.zip) under the <cognos_analytics_server_install_location>/deployment folder To install the samples on AIX, please follow these instructions. Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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#Cognos Analytics - How to import the reporting templates and themes (11.0.6+)

IBM Cognos Analytics includes several report templates and color themes that you can choose from when you create a new report. If you only see two templates when you create a new report (see image below), ask your administrator to import the deployment file into Cognos Administration. The templates and themes are stored in the Samples_For_Install.zip deployment file. Here is a video that explains how to find and import the deployment file:   Tip: You can select only the Templates folder during the import process if you don't want to include all of the samples. Create your own Templates & Themes You can also create your own report templates and themes, and make them available to other users. Save your templates with a unique name to the Templates folder under Team content, and the themes to the Style Reference Reports folder under the Templates folder. Best Practice: When saving, do not use the same name as an existing Cognos template or theme because it may be over-written when your product is upgraded to a higher version. Any report or theme that is saved in the Templates folder appears in the list of templates or themes when you create a new report. Icons By default, templates or themes that you create are identified by a blank icon in the list of available templates and themes. You can associate your own icon to a template or theme. Save the icon as an SVG with the same name as the template or theme, replacing any blank spaces in the name with the underscore (_) character. For example, if you create a template that is named My template, save the icon as My_template.svg. Then, ask your administrator to add the icon to the folder <install_location>\webcontent\bi\pat\images\templateReports for templates or <install_location>\webcontent\bi\pat\images\themeReports for themes. Related posts: IBM Knowledge Center: Templates and themes Video: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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New samples for IBM #Cognos Analytics 11.0.6

Base or Extended Samples? IBM Cognos Analytics provides four categories of samples. Here are the instructions for installing the Extended samples. This is an extensive set of samples that requires the use of a database to host the sample Great Outdoors data. There is a new set of Base samples for 11.0.6. They are stored in the Samples_For_Install.zip deployment file. All of these samples use Data Modules as their underlying data sources (no cubes, databases, or packages), and can be imported easily in one step. Here is a video that explains how to find and import this deployment file. After you import the deployment, you will see the following new samples: Team content > Samples > Dashboards Team content > Samples > Stories Related posts: Video: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+) IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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Samples Landing Page

This page provides references to key information about the Sample content available on this Community. New Samples By Release New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.12 New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.11 New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.10 New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.8 New Base Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.7 New samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.6 New samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4) Inventory of Samples JavaScript samples (11.0.4+) Audit samples (11.0.7+) Extension samples (11.0.7) OLAP samples (11.0.7) Package based drill-through samples (11.0.7) Supplementary (legacy) IBM Cognos Analytics 11 samples IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) samples IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 samples Installation Video: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+), (11.0.4 - 11.0.5) How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4) How to import the reporting templates and themes (11.0.6+) Resources Guide to IBM Cognos Analytics Sample Data Sets IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Supplementary (Legacy) IBM Cognos Analytics 11 Samples How to use IBM 10.2.2 Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) Samples in IBM Cognos Analytics 11 How to Install the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Samples Custom visualizations used in the samples Customization (themes and extensions) samples Topic (Tag) Search Audit Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced Customization Get Started How To JavaScript Samples What's New? YouTube Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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How to use IBM 10.2.2 #Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) Samples in IBM Cognos Analytics 11

As a developer, you can use the IBM Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) to create applications that use a structured view of IBM Cognos outputs as input. CMS allows you to develop applications that expose IBM Cognos outputs, such as reports and analyses, as Web services (both SOAP and REST). Here are the legacy CMS samples (JavaScript only) from IBM Cognos 10.2.2: cms.zip This document provides guidance on how to use the 10.2.2 Cognos Mashup Service samples with Cognos Analytics 11. IBM Knowledge Center: Mashup Service Developer Guide 10.2.2 Related posts: Supplementary (Legacy) IBM Cognos Analytics 11 Samples How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4) New samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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New samples for IBM #Cognos Analytics 11.0.5

There is a new set of samples for 11.0.5. These samples are installed (but not imported) with the product by default in an Easy installation, and are an option in a Custom installation. A deployment called Samples_for_Install.zip is placed in <Cognos installation directory>\samples\deployment. If you import this deployment, you will see the following new samples: Team content > Samples > Dashboards Team content > Samples > Reports Team content > Samples > Data Related posts: How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4) Supplemental (legacy) IBM Cognos Analytics 11 samples Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) samples Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4)

If you need to install/reinstall the IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.4 samples, there are two options available to you: Option 1: Core Subset Option 2: Full Samples This deployment contains a small subset of fundamental samples, templates, themes, and data to get your users started quickly: Samples_for_Install.zip This deployment contains the full set of samples (everything in Samples_for_Install.zip, plus more): IBM_Cognos_Samples.zip Data: All of these samples use data modules based on uploaded files as their data sources, so no additional database connections are required. Data: You will need to manually set up a database and several database connections (see below for instructions). Contents: The full contents of this deployment are shown in this document. Contents: The full contents of this deployment are shown in this document. Installation: IBM Knowledge Center: Get started samples Installation: IBM Knowledge Center: Install IBM Cognos Analytics Samples and also Setting up the samples (how to restore the sample databases & create datasource connections) Related posts: Legacy samples: Supplementary IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Cognos Mashup Services (CMS) samples Custom visualizations used in the samples Video: How to import the samples deployment New Samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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Video: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.4 - 11.0.5)

This video will show you how to import sample data, reports, and dashboards from a deployment file. Related posts: IBM Knowledge Center: Four categories of Cognos samples Library of How-To Videos for IBM Cognos Analytics Samples Landing Page How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+) Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.

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Supplementary (Legacy) IBM Cognos Analytics 11 Samples

The IBM Cognos Analytics samples illustrate product features along side technical and business best practices. You can use the samples for experimentation, sharing report design techniques, and for troubleshooting. In addition to the samples included with the product, some legacy samples from past versions are available here: Sales Staff Network Active Report IBM Cognos Active Report - Product Details IBM Cognos Active Report Samples using Visualizations IBM Cognos Report Samples using Visualizations LegacySamples.zip The LegacySamples.zip file includes six deployments, as well as related models and cubes: 1. IBM_Cognos_DrillThroughSamples.zip 2. IBM_Cognos_DynamicCube.zip 3. IBM_Cognos_Metrics.zip 4. IBM_Cognos_Office.zip 5. IBM_Cognos_PowerCube.zip 6. IBM_Cognos_PowerPlay.zip Each deployment requires a data source connection in order to run the reports, and before you can create the data source connection, you may need to restore the sample databases. You can find the instructions for how to do this here. Information about setting up the Dynamic Cube samples is available here. Information about the PowerCube samples (Cognos Transformer samples) is available here. Here is a short video that shows you how to import a deployment file: How to import the samples deployment (11.0.6+) IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Samples Here are the instructions for how to install the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 samples. Related posts: New samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.6 Cognos Mashup Service (CMS) Samples How to find/install the Samples (11.0.4) New samples for IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.5 How to Install the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.2 Samples Please visit our IBM Business Analytics Support channel on YouTube.