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Cognos Disclosure Management 10.2.2: Issue affecting EFM validation and SEC renderer

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An issue has been identified with certain versions of Cognos Disclosure Management 10.2.2 that will cause issues running the EDGAR Filer Manual validation service and the SEC Renderer.


The issue has been identified with any downloaded copy of the Cognos Disclosure Management 10.2.2 product from the Passport Advantage site on January 13th, 2014 and after. You are only affected if you use the CDM application for XBRL instance document production for filing to the SEC. This has been logged as APAR PI10316.

The issue will not allow EDGAR Filer Manual validations to run, nor will it allow the successful
generation of the SEC Renderer to preview XBRL instance documents.

A hotfix has already been identified and can be accessed by following the link below. Instructions to apply the fix are included in the hotfix package. This hotfix will be included in the upcoming Cognos Disclosure Management fixpack currently targeted for February 2014.

Cognos Disclosure Management 10.2.2 - EFM Validation Fix

NOTE: This fix will only be available to customers who have XBRL users. If you don't have XBRL user entitlement, the problem areas identified above do not apply to you.

The content of this Alert is based on the best-available information as of the date of its publication. While every attempt has been made to provide guidance on the known issues at the time of publication, the Alert may not describe all of the circumstances under which the issue described above may occur, and may not provide a resolution for every occurrence of the issue. We continue to work to provide a comprehensive solution. All additional information will be documented in subsequent editions of this Alert and posted on the IBM website http:/

WARNING: Failure to follow these important instructions may result in deficient functionality of your application. You are responsible for implementing these changes to ensure that your system remains current with this alert. Under no circumstances is IBM or its suppliers responsible for loss of, or damage to, your system information and data.

Document information

More support for: Cognos Disclosure Management

Software version: 10.2.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1663374

Modified date: 31 January 2014