Adding Cognos TM1 Web as a trusted site in Internet Explorer

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and running IBM® Cognos® TM1® Web on a WAN server, you must add the Cognos TM1 Web server as a trusted site and then customize the security settings for trusted sites.


  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools >Internet Options.

    The Internet Options dialog opens.

  3. Click the Security tab.
  4. Click Trusted Sites and then click the Sites button.
  5. Enter the URL of the Cognos TM1 Web server in the Add this Web site to the zone box.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Close the Trusted Sites dialog box.
  8. On the Security tab of the Internet Options dialog, click Trusted sites and then click the Custom Level button.

    The Security Settings - Trusted Sites Zone dialog opens.

  9. Locate the settings for Downloads and click Enable for the Automatic prompting for file downloads option.
  10. Click OK.