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Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 8

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Abstract

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 8 includes important product corrections.

Download Description

Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 8 provides important product corrections and should be applied to all installations at your earliest convenience.


The files that implement this fix pack are 10.2.5008.29 on the platforms listed in the Download section.

Prerequisites

This fix pack requires that Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 is already installed. An existing installation may optionally include earlier fix packs or interim fixes for Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1. Our fix packs are cumulative by design. Hence Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 8 includes all updates from earlier Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 fix packs and interim fixes.

Installation Instructions

To Download a Fix Pack

  1. Review the prerequisites.
  2. Download the appropriate compressed tar file using the links in the Download Package section.

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To Install a Fix Pack on Linux or UNIX
  1. Copy the fix pack to the appropriate operating system.
  2. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the fix pack installation image.
  3. Enter the following command: gunzip <filename> .tar.gz | tar xvf –
  4. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  5. Follow the Installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  6. Apply the fix pack to all installations.
Note: GNU Zip can be obtained from www.gzip.org and GNU tar can be obtained from www.gnu.org/software/tar . 

To Install a Fix Pack on Windows
  1. Change to the directory where you have downloaded the fix pack.
  2. Using your file compress and decompress utility, decompress the .tar.gz file. If you are using WinZip, select the option "use folder names".
  3. If you want to see the version of a component before you install it, unpack the tar file to disk, or read the table of contents of the tar file.
  4. Follow the Installation instructions in the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Installation and Configuration Guide.
  5. Apply the fix pack to all installations.

Applicable Tech Notes
Fix Pack and Interim Fix Rollback - http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21341204
Customization Considerations When Installing Interim Fixes - http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21632409

URL LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes)
BI Installation and Configuration Guide Language Independent 1000

Download package

It is recommended that you download and apply this fix pack to all of your Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 installations at your earliest convenience.

Problems solved

Fix List for IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack 8


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 AIX 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 765000000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 HP-UX Itanium 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 862280000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Linux pSeries 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 611890000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Linux x86 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 689430000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Linux zSeries 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 619850000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Solaris 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 674180000 FC
Cognos BI Server 32-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Windows 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 1330000000 FC
Cognos BI Server 64-bit 10.2.1 FP8 Windows 11 Aug 2015 Language Independent 1290000000 FC

Document information

More support for: Cognos Business Intelligence

Software version: 10.2.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 4040353

Modified date: 11 August 2015