Pinned topic Why does Cognos Connection go into a loop when I launch IBM Cognos Admin?
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With the installation of Cognos 10.1.1 I have noticed some peculiar behavior when trying to launch IBM Cognos Administration. All of the URIs in my configuration have had the "localhost" replaced by my machine name and I have configured the environment to use cognosisapi.dll. If I try to access Cognos Administration using the following URL: http://<machine name>/IBMCOGNOS/CGI-BIN/COGNOSISAPI.DLL the Cognos web site goes into a loop that can only be stopped by shutting down the IE tab. However, if I access Cognos Administration after entering the following URL: http://localhost/IBMCOGNOS/CGI-BIN/COGNOSISAPI.DLL, the Cognos web site does not go into a loop. This is very odd behavior to me and I am at a loss on how to resolve it. I don't want to have to use the localhost version of the URL because there is something about the way the web page is rendered that is out of alignment. Does anyone have any ideas on what could be causing this and how to resolve it?
Updated on 2013-02-04T23:29:05Z at 2013-02-04T23:29:05Z by SystemAdmin
Re: Why does Cognos Connection go into a loop when I launch IBM Cognos Admin?2012-10-24T14:16:42ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.In case anyone is looking into this I wanted to provide a little more information. I am currently running Cognos 10.1.1 on a Windows 8 machine using IE 10.0. I think the source of the issue is a bug between Cognos 10.1.1 and IE 10. I installed Firefox and tried to duplicate the issue and everything worked exactly as it should.
Re: Why does Cognos Connection go into a loop when I launch IBM Cognos Admin?2013-02-04T23:29:05ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.
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