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Dashboard executions not being displayed under "Current Activities" or "Past Activities" in Cognos Administration console.

Question & Answer


Question

Monitoring the execution of Dashboards by users in the Cognos Administration console they are not displayed in the Current(background or Interactive), or Past Activities section of the System tab.

Cause

Currently, the Activities section of the System tab in the Administration Console supports displaying activities for Reports and Jobs only.

Answer


Currently, the Activities section of the System tab in the Administration Console supports displaying activities for Reports and Jobs only. To track dashboard activities, you can set up Audit reporting. More information on how to set up auditing can be found here: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.1.0?topic=logging-audit-reporting
The following sample audit report, "Execute reports, dashboards and stories by user" is a pre-made sample that can be used for tracking dashboard executions:
https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cognos-analytics/11.1.0?topic=samples-sample-audit-model-audit-reports

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 November 2021

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ibm16518660