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How to hide 'New Workspace' icon from Cognos Connection

Technote (FAQ)


Question

How to hide 'New Workspace' icon from Cognos Connection thus preventing the user to create a new Workspace

Answer

Hide the icon

1. Stop Cognos
2. Navigate to: <Cognos 10 Installation Directory>/templates/ps/portal
3. Save the system.xml file
3. Open the system.xml file in an XML or text editor and add the following code
<param name="ui_hide">
<CC_TOOLBAR_BUTTONS_newdashboard show="Administrators"/>
</param>
Note: This code hides the New Workspace icon from everyone except members of the Cognos Administrators group


See also this document to remove 'Cognos Advanced Workspace' icon from Cognos Connection
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21617712


Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence
Report Studio

Software version: 10.1.1, 10.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1627391

Modified date: 2013-03-05