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Esri Maps for Cognos 4.3.2 Patch for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 and IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1

Summary

This patch addresses the compatibility issues that occur between IBM Cognos versions 10.2.1 and 10.2.1.1 and the Esri Maps Connector (i.e. the bridge between IBM Cognos and Esri software).

Description

Introduction

Esri® announces the Esri Maps for Cognos 4.3.2 Patch for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 and IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1. This patch applies to version 4.3.2 and addresses issues that prevent the proper operation of the Vantage Server component when installed into an IBM Cognos 10.2.1 and IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1 environment. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this patch


  • NIM097849 - Add support for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 and IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1 to EM4C 4.3.2.

    Description: When publishing a map on IBM Cognos 10.2.1 and IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1, an error is raised and publishing does not complete.

Files Installed in this patch


The following files are installed under the EM4C root directory:
    server\webapps\vantage\defaultSpec.xml
    server\webapps\vantage\WEB-INF\classes\com\spotonsystems\vantage\chart\ReportHelper.class
    server\webapps\vantage\WEB-INF\lib\cognos-axis.jar
    server\webapps\vantage\WEB-INF\lib\cognosClient.jar
    server\webapps\vantage\WEB-INF\lib\cReportService.jar

Download the appropriate file to a location other than your Esri Maps for IBM Cognos location.

    Checksum (Md5)
Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.zip DDD12BB51614B1A72C448A2A581DE0C9
     
Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 10.2.1.1 HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.1.zip DFC83516FA569C8855C76B466F6814F8

Installing this patch on Windows

Installation Notes:

Install and configure Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.3.2 using the launchInstaller file for IBM Cognos 10.2. See section "Install options" in the "Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Installation and Configuration Guide ".

Before you start, make sure you have write access to the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.3.2 install location.

Installation Steps:

The following must be completed on all Vantage Server machines in your configuration.

  1. Stop the Vantage Server EM4C service.

    Note: On the Windows platform, the default name of the Windows service is EM4C. If you are running Esri Maps for IBM Cognos using a non-default Vantage Server HTTP Port, the name of the service is EM4C. For example, if the Vantage Server HTTP Port is 1234, the service is named EM4C1234.

  2. Extract HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.zip or HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.1.zip into the EM4C root directory (for example, C:\Program Files (x86)\esrimaps\em4c). Overwrite existing files as necessary.

  3. Start the Vantage Server EM4C service.

Installing this patch on AIX, Linux or System z


Installation Notes:

Install and configure Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.3.2 using the launchInstaller file for IBM Cognos 10.2. See section "Install options" in the "Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Installation and Configuration Guide ".

Before you start, make sure you have write access to the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.3.2 install location.

Installation Steps:

The following must be completed on all Vantage Server machines in your configuration.

  1. Stop the Vantage Server EM4C service. The following should be run as the user who owns the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos installation location. Navigate to the em4c_location\server\bin directory and run one of the following:

    ./stop-vantage.sh (Linux)
    ./stop-vantage-aix.sh (AIX)
    ./stop-vantage-systemz.sh (System z)

  2. Extract HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.zip or HOT-FIX-EM4C4.3.2_COGNOS_10.2.1.1.zip into the EM4C root directory (for example, /opt/esrimaps/em4c). Overwrite existing files as necessary.

  3. Start the Vantage Server EM4C service. The following should be run as the user who owns the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos installation location. Navigate to the em4c_location\server\bin directory and run one of the following:

    ./start-vantage.sh (Linux)
    ./start-vantage-aix.sh (AIX)
    ./start-vantage-systemz.sh (System z)

Patch Updates

Check the Patches and Service Packs page periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this patch will be posted here.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this patch. International sites, please contact your local Esri software distributor.