Error " Application contributor 10.1 was not found " occurred when selecting an application in Cognos Planning Contributor
Error on screen and in the provagent.log:
ProvagentException in app-starter: 'Unable to start application contributor 10.1.
Application contributor 10.1 was not found in ...\AppData\Roaming\CognosRCP\rcp/applications/contributor_10.1
Cognos Planning 10.1.1 deployed on citrix server
Diagnosing the problem
Checked the add and remove programs in Control Panel and found that only the IBM Cognos Client Framework i.e cognosrcp.msi was installed.
Resolving the problem
Rich Client is a combination of 2 clients:
IBM Cognos Client Framework i.e cognosrcp.msi
IBM Cognos Contributor Client i.e contributor.msi
Installing the IBM Cognos Contributor client in addition to the existing IBM Cognos Client Framework resolved the issue
Note: Find steps to install the rich client on citrix server in Tech Notes:
1380895 (Windows 2003)
1419582 (Windows 2008)