Review the default port settings

After installation, you can use the configuration tool to change the default IBM® Cognos® Analytics settings. The Easy installation type selects port settings for you.

Important: These ports must be open to inbound and outbound traffic.

Default port settings for Cognos Analytics components

The following table lists the default ports and URI settings for IBM Cognos Analytics.

Table 1. Default port settings for Cognos Analytics components

Setting

Default Value

Description

Content Manager URI

http://localhost:9300/p2pd/servlet

The URI to Content Manager.

Gateway URI

http://computer_name:port/bi/v1/disp

The URI to the gateway.

Dispatcher URI

(Internal, External)

http://localhost:9300/p2pd/servlet/dispatch

The URI to the dispatcher.

Dispatcher URI for external applications

http://localhost:9300/bi/v1/disp

The URI to the dispatcher.

Log server port

9362

The port used by the local log server.

Member synchronization port

4300

The local port used for network communication that transfers and synchronizes configuration information from one server to another.

Member coordination port

5701

The local port used for network communication for group coordination. This port is used to discover and join a group, and to maintain an up to date list of configuration group members.

Dataset Service port

9301

The local port that is used for inter-process communication. This port is assigned when Cognos Analytics is started for the first time. The port number is based on the Cognos Analytics dispatcher port plus 1. For example, 9300 +1 = 9301.

For more information, see Port and URI settings.