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Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.1(+) Patch for Cognos 10.1.1

Published: June 25, 2012


This patch addresses compatibility issues that occur between IBM Cognos version 10.1.1 and the Vantage Connector (i.e. the bridge between IBM Cognos and Esri software).


ESRI® announces the Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 4.1(+) Patch for Cognos 10.1.1. This patch applies to all versions 4.1 and higher, and addresses issues that prevent the proper operation of the Vantage Server component when installed into a Cognos 10.1.1 environment. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this Patch

  • VAN-406 - Publish broken in Cognos 10.1.1.

    Description: When publishing a map or chart on Cognos 10.1.1, an error is raised and publishing does not complete.

Files Installed in this Patch

Under the [Vantage Root]\ server\webapps\vantage folder:

  • defaultSpec.xml

Installing this Patch on Windows/Linux

Installation Steps:

This patch must be installed onto all machines onto which you have previously installed the Vantage Server component.

Example locations for [Vantage Root] are as follows. Your configuration may differ.

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\spoton\vantage

    Linux: /opt/spoton/vantage

Vantage Servers

On all Vantage Server machines, perform the following steps:

  1. Download (or copy) to anywhere you have write access.
  2. Extract the contents of into the Vantage root folder [Vantage Root]. Be sure to overwrite existing files.

Note: Be sure to clear your internet browser cache before accessing any IBM Cognos reports.

Patch Updates

Check the ArcGIS Resource Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

Getting Help

If you are in the United States, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Patch. Sites outside of the United States, please contact your local Esri software distributor.

Download ID:1886

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