Publishing ROS to Cognos Fails With Multiple Languages

Technote (FAQ)


Why do I receive an error when trying to publish a ROS to Cognos in a multi-language environment?


BMXAA7927E - The report object structure cannot be published because the description is the same as REP_PLUSPPERSON for language code FR. Descriptions of the report object structures must be unique within a language.


To enable the ROS to publish the package name in multiple languages, you must configure the Object Structure Definition for Reports, REP_MXINTOBJECT. Add two additional child objects for the localized versions of the object and attribute as shown in the chart below:

More details can be found within the IBM V7.5 Cognos Integration Guide below:

Document information

More support for:

Maximo Asset Management

Software version:

7.1.1, 7.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:


Modified date:


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