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How to determine which version of Cognos Analytics you have installed

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Question

How to tell which version of Cognos Analytics is installed on a particular server.

Answer

The component list cmplst.txt file displays a full list of installed components. It is found on any server with a full or partial installation of Cognos Analytics in the root of the Cognos Analytics directory.


The list below maps the build numbers to their release names:
 

Cognos Analytics 11.0

Search for "kit_version"
Name Release Build Number
Cognos Analytics 11 GA 11.0.0.0 11.0.0.15121723
Cognos Analytics 11 R1 11.0.1.0 11.0.1.16031813
Cognos Analytics 11 R2 11.0.2.0 11.0.2.16042816
Cognos Analytics 11 R3 11.0.3.0 11.0.3.16062807
Cognos Analytics 11 R4 Initial 11.0.4.0 11.0.4.16090915
Cognos Analytics 11 R4 Refresh 11.0.4.0 11.0.4.16092813
Cognos Analytics R5 11.0.5.0 11.0.5.16112119
Cognos Analytics R6 11.0.6.0 11.0.6.17031315
Cognos Analytics R7 11.0.7.0 11.0.7.17082211
Cognos Analytics R8 11.0.8.0 11.0.8.17103116
Cognos Analytics R9 11.0.9.0 11.0.9.17121514
Cognos Analytics R10 11.0.10.0 11.0.10.18031213
Cognos Analytics R11 11.0.11.0 11.0.11.18043017
Cognos Analytics R12 11.0.12.0 11.0.12.18062512
Cognos Analytics R13 11.0.13.0
11.0.13.18102214
Cognos Analytics R13 FP1 11.0.13.1
11.0.13.19030518 
Cognos Analytics R13 FP2 11.0.13.2 11.0.13.19082916 
Cognos Analytics R13 FP3 11.0.13.3 11.0.13.19120415

Cognos Analytics 11.1

Search for "Manifest"

Name Release Build Number Installer version
Cognos Analytics 11.1 R1 11.1.1.0 11.1.1-1812041507 2.0
Cognos Analytics 11.1 R2 11.1.2.0 11.1.2-1904192000 2.0.19041413
Cognos Analytics 11.1 R3 11.1.3.0 11.1.3-1906270200 2.0.19062418
Cognos Analytics 11.1 R4* 11.1.4.0 11.1.4-1910311709  2.0.19100310

* refreshed 11/06/19  - previous version = 11.1.4-1910060417

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Modified date:
02 January 2020

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