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January 23, 2023 Cognos Analytics 12.0.2 has arrived

We are proud to announce that the latest release of Cognos Analytics, version 12.0.2, is now available to our customers! It is available immediately for our on-premise customers and cloud customers, and is also deployed to our free trial.

Announcement 12.0
October 2, 2023 Upgrading to Cognos Analytics 12.0

Upgrading to the latest version of Cognos Analytics can provide many benefits including improved performance and access to a huge list of innovative features including effortless and intuitive self-service interface that transforms data into valuable insights in no time.

Guide 12.0
September 27, 2023 Cognos Analytics 12.0.1 is here!

Cognos Analytics 12.0.1 is here! We are thrilled to announce that this release includes new features and improvement to many existing features introduced in earlier releases.

Announcement 12.0
September 26, 2023 Cognos Dashboards Improvements and Enhancements in release 12.0.1!

In Cognos Analytics 12.0.1 we focused our investment into intuitive workflows and improved performance. From a performance standpoint, we built on the Local Data Cache feature introduced in Cognos Dashboards in 12.0.

Feature showcase 12.0

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IBM Cognos Analytics Fix Lists

A comprehensive list of defect corrections for Cognos Analytics components.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x: Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

How to clear cached credentials in Windows

Cached credentials also known as cached logon data are a piece of information that a user uses to logon into a corporate network when the domain controller is not available.

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.0 Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

Why do I receive an error when using dates before 1900 in datasets?

If a user creates a data set that includes dates before the year 1900 an error occurs, if those dates are stripped out and only dates later than 1900 are used no error occurs.  Why does this error only occur for this date range?

IBM Cognos Analytics Fix Lists

A comprehensive list of defect corrections for Cognos Analytics components.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.2.x: Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

How to clear cached credentials in Windows

Cached credentials also known as cached logon data are a piece of information that a user uses to logon into a corporate network when the domain controller is not available.

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

How to regenerate cryptographic keys in Cognos Analytics 11.

How can the Cognos Analytics 11 cryptographic keys be regenerated?

How to upgrade your version of Cognos Analytics

How do we upgrade our Cognos Analytics Environment to a higher release?

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.0 Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics Fix Lists

A comprehensive list of defect corrections for Cognos Analytics components.

How to clear cached credentials in Windows

Cached credentials also known as cached logon data are a piece of information that a user uses to logon into a corporate network when the domain controller is not available.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.1.x: Supported Software Environments

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.1.x: Supported Software Environments

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

How to regenerate cryptographic keys in Cognos Analytics 11.

How can the Cognos Analytics 11 cryptographic keys be regenerated?

How to upgrade your version of Cognos Analytics

How do we upgrade our Cognos Analytics Environment to a higher release?

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.0 Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics Fix Lists

A comprehensive list of defect corrections for Cognos Analytics components.

How to clear cached credentials in Windows

Cached credentials also known as cached logon data are a piece of information that a user uses to logon into a corporate network when the domain controller is not available.

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

How to regenerate cryptographic keys in Cognos Analytics 11.

How can the Cognos Analytics 11 cryptographic keys be regenerated?

How to upgrade your version of Cognos Analytics

How do we upgrade our Cognos Analytics Environment to a higher release?

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.0 Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x Supported Software Environments

Software Product Compatibility Reports provide up-to-date information about the supported environments and minimum requirements for your product.

How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

How to tell which version and build of Cognos Analytics is installed?

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IBM Cognos Analytics 12.0.x version information


New and changed features in IBM Cognos Analytics 12.0.x Known issues in 12.0.x IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 12.0.x Supported Software Environments
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IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.x version information


New and changed features in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2.x Known issues in 11.2.x IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.2.x Supported Software Environments
IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 FP3 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 FP2 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.4.1 IF1 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 FP1 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.3 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.2 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2.1 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.2

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.x version information


New and changed features in IBM Cognos Analytics 11.1.x Known issues in 11.1.x IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.1.x Supported Software Environments
IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP7 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP6 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP5 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP4 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP3 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP2 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 FP1 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.7 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.6 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.5 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.4 IBM Fix List Cognos Analytics 11.1.3

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.0.x version information


New and changed features in IBMxs Cognos Analytics 11.0.x IBM Cognos Analytics on Premises 11.0.x Supported Software Environments

Cognos Analytics Security Bulletins


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2023-09-28 Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics has addressed multiple security vulnerabilities

Security vulnerabilities have been addressed in IBM Cognos Analytics. IBM Cognos Analytics is vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Write via Archive Extraction (Zip Slip) in JSZip (CVE-2022-48285). This has been addressed by upgrading JZIP to a non-vulnerable version…

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2023-09-27 Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics is affected but not classified as vulnerable to vulnerabilities in IBM Websphere Application Server Liberty

IBM Cognos Analytics is affected but not classified as vulnerable to vulnerabilities in IBM Websphere Application Server Liberty as the vulnerable features are not enabled (see References below). IBM Cognos Analytics has upgraded to an non-affected version of IBM Websphere Application Server Liberty.

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2023-07-27 Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Analytics is affected but not classified as vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities

IBM Cognos Analytics is affected but not classified as vulnerable to vulnerabilities, based on current information, in the following 3rd-party components: Stanford coreNLP, FasterXML jackson-databind, SnakeYAML, Dromera Hutool, jsoup, Node.js vm2 and Node.js http-cache-semantics…

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Top Support Videos

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IBM Cognos Analytics Overview: Upload, Prepare, Explore and Present Data

IBM Cognos Analytics: Getting Started in 11.2

How to create your first dashboard (11.1.7)

How to create your first report (11.1.0+)

How to create your first report (11.2.0)

IBM Cognos Analytics 11.2: Welcome to the new Cognos Experience

What’s New in Cognos Analytics 11.2

How to create your first dashboard (11.2.0)

How to create a parameterized report (11.0.6+)

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