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PM96021: COGNOS 10.1.1 HTML REPORT OUTPUT USING EXCEL 2007 DATASOURCE NOT WORKING AFTER UPDATING IE 9.0.11 TO IE 9.0.13.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Following  issue started after applying microsoft cumulative
    patch to IE 9.0.11 in cognos 10.1.1 environment:??when trying to
    run Cognos 10.1.1 report (html report output format) which is
    using an Excel 2007 file the error is displayed on the screen:
    ???Error <output> -<pdSpec> -<dataSet type = Excel2003> ?..?.
    ??(see attached file for more details on this error).?? This
    issue was not present in IE 9.0.11, issue started after customer
    applied cumulative patch to their existing IE 9.0.11 version.??
    In new updated IE9.0.13, when they switch to IE8 compatibility
    mode via F12 dev tools the report works and there is no error.
    Trying this through Firefox works. Customer have found that
    Chrome also has this problem.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Users                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1 Fix Pack  *
    * 3 or upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix  *
    * Pack 2                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code Fix
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM96021

  • Reported component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12RS

  • Reported release

    A11

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-08-28

  • Closed date

    2013-12-16

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-31

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    COG REPORT STUD

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12RS

Applicable component levels

  • RA11 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
31 January 2014