Open the Cognos Analytics web portal

The IBM® Cognos® Analytics web portal is a single point of access to all IBM Cognos Analytics content.

You also use the portal to manage and distribute your reports. For information about other tasks you can do in IBM Cognos Analytics portal, see Report Administration.


  1. Start your web browser.
  2. In the address bar, type the URL supplied by your administrator, and then press Enter.

    If prompted, type your logon name, password, and any other information required.

    Tip: Create a bookmark in your browser for quick access to the portal.


You can now create a new report using an available package as a data source or open an existing report.