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Enable addition of JVM arguments via Cognos Configuration tool for TLS 1.2 updates

As part of TLS 1.2 set-up, (, JVM arguments need to be added. Post these changes, the Cognos Configuration tool should be started using the cogconfig.bat file, and not using the cogconfigw.exe file. When users launch the Cognos Configuration UI, it throws a database exception error, which in reality is not an error. When the bat file is run, Cognos Configuration launches just fine. However, this is confusing to the admins and may result in support tickets as the exception error is misleading.

So, it would be better if the JVM argument changes are to the Config tool itself.

  • Guest
  • Apr 7 2020
  • Needs review
Why is it useful?
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Customers who would upgrade to TLS 1.2 in Analytics servers
How should it work?

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification Reason for ranking this as a medium priority is because a lot of customers will upgrade to TLS 1.2 protocol, and the subsequent launch of Cognos Config tool with the error could be misleading otherwise.
Customer Name Flexera
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