How to install IBM Cognos 10.1.1 BI FixPack 1 with IBM Rational Insight 1.1

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How do you install the IBM BI Cognos 10 10.1.1 FixPack 1 with IBM Rational Insight 1.1.

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Answer

Here is the procedure to install and apply the FixPack to Insight 1.1:

Install the Cognos 10 BI 10.1.1 Fix Pack 1

  1. Back up your Rational Insight data and files. For information about backing up data, see backing up your data.

  2. Download the platform specific Fix Pack at Cognos Business Intelligence 10.1.1 Fix Pack 1

  3. Unzip the Fix Pack to a local directory, <cognos_fixpack_dir>.

  4. Shut down the Rational Insight report server WebSphere Application Server service.

  5. For Windows, run <cognos_fixpack_dir>\win32\issetup.exe
    For Linux, run <cognos_fixpack_dir>/linuxi38632/issetup.

  6. Select the installation language, for example, English, and click Next.

  7. Select I agree to accept the license agreement and click Next.

  8. Select the <insight_install_dir>/cognos directory, for example C:\Program Files\IBM\Rational Insight\cognos on Windows, and click Next.

  9. Click Yes to backup the files to be replaced.

  10. Review the installation summary and click Next to start the installation.

  11. Click View the summary-error log and verify that there are no errors.

  12. Click Finish to exit the installer.



Restore the Rational Insight 1.1 skin and supporting files
  1. Download the file insight11_cognos1011_fp1.zip located on jazz.net Document instructions for applying Cognos 10.1.1 FixPack 1 to Insight 1.1 The file is located on the links tab.

  2. Extract its content to <insight_install_dir> and overwrite the existing files.



Rebuild and redeploy the Rational Insight 1.1 Report Server Web application
  1. Back up the <insight_install_dir>/cognos/p2pd.ear file.

  2. Open a command prompt.

  3. Navigate to <insight_install_dir>/cognos/war/p2pd.
    For example, C:\Program Files\IBM\Rational Insight\cognos\war\p2pd
    .

    .
  4. Either run build -Dcontext_root=reporting ear
    or  build -Dcontext_root=insight ear 
    This depends on the Web application root context you specified when you installed Rational Insight 1.1 or upgraded Rational Insight 1.0.1.1 to 1.1.

  5. Start the Rational Insight report server WebSphere Application Server service.

  6. Start WebSphere Application Server console and log in.

  7. Click Applications > Application Types > WebSphere enterprise applications.

  8. Select IBM Cognos and click Stop.

  9. Select IBM Cognos again and click Uninstall.

  10. Click OK to uninstall the IBM Cognos Web application.

  11. Click Save to the save the changes to the WebSphere Application Server master configuration.

  12. Shut down the Rational Insight report server WebSphere Application Server service.

  13. Go to the file system and delete the following directories:
    - <insight_install_dir>/AppServer/profiles/RationalReport/temp/RationalReportNode01/RationalReportServer/IBM_Cognos
    - <insight_install_dir>/AppServer/profiles/RationalReport/installedApps/<cellName>/IBM Cognos.ear

  14. Start the Rational Insight report server WebSphere Application Server service.

  15. Start WebSphere Application Server console, log in and click Install to install a new Web application.

  16. Click Browse, select <insight_install_dir>/cognos/p2pd.ear and click Next.
    For example, C:\Program Files\IBM\Rational Insight\cognos\p2pd.ear.

  17. Click Next to advance past the next four wizard pages.

  18. Click Finish.

  19. Click Save to the save the changes to the WebSphere Application Server master configuration.

  20. Log out of WebSphere Application Server console.

  21. Restart the Rational Insight report server WebSphere Application Server service.

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Insight
Cognos Business Intelligence Server

Software version:

1.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1619726

Modified date:

2014-07-09

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