Start IBM Cognos Configuration

Use IBM® Cognos® Configuration to configure Dynamic Query Analyzer.

Before you begin

On Linux® operating systems, ensure that you update your Java™ environment before you start IBM Cognos Configuration.


Do one of the following steps:
  • On Microsoft Windows operating systems, from the Start menu, click Programs > IBM Cognos Dynamic Query Analyzer > IBM Cognos Configuration.

    If you are using a Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 2008 computer, and you have installed the product to the Program Files (x86) directory, start IBM Cognos Configuration as an Administrator.

  • On Linux operating systems, go to the <installation_location>/bin64 directory and then type the following command:


    If IBM Cognos Configuration does not open, ensure that you set the DISPLAY environment variable.

    If you see a JAVA.Lang.unsatisfied link message, verify that you are using a supported version of Java.

    If you see a Java.lang.unsupportedClassVersionError message, ensure that you are using a 64-bit version of Java.