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IBM Cognos Analytics AuditDBCleanup



The IBM AuditDBCleanup tool provides automated and easy clean up capabilities for IBM Cognos Analytics audit logging databases, allowing old database records to be deleted regularly based on a timestamp.

Certain Advantages:
1. Supported with all the audit logging databases types: DB2, Informix, Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase.
2. Can be used on Windows and UNIX in two ways: via user interface or via command line
3. Takes full advantage of the existing JDBC drivers found in <cognos install>/drivers

Download Description

This IBM Lab Services utility is available to customers that have an active Expertise Connect Subscription service.  Our Expertise Connect services offer technical guidance customized to help customers accelerate adoption, improve productivity, optimize return on investment, and experience the full benefits of IBM software and solutions.


IBM Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
• JRE version 1.8.x or higher must be installed (same version used by IBM Cognos Analytics)

Installation Instructions

1. Acquire the zip file
2. Extracts its contents to <cognos install>/bin/utilities/IBM_AuditDBCleanup directory.
3. IBM_AuditDBCleanup.pdf contains detailed steps on how to use the tool.


Technical Support

For questions about this utility contact: or IBM Representative.

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 February 2022