Cognos 8 BI 8.4.1 FP4 Fix List

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A comprehensive list of defect corrections for major releases, refresh packs and fix packs of Cognos Business Intelligence 8.4.1.

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Cognos 8 BI 8.4.1 Fix Lists

Issues corrected since IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence 8.4.1 Fix Pack 3.
Number Description
PK87905 DM-JOB-0120 LOGIC ERROR IN JOBSTREAM 'XXX' HAS CAUSED A NODE TO BECOME UNRUNNABLE, TERMINATING
PK91979 QS FILTER ERROR
PK92743 CAN NOT CONTROL ACCESS BY ROLE TO KEEP THIS VERSION
PK94310 INTERNET EXPLORER BACK BUTTON CAUSES EMAIL TO BE RESENT AFTER RUNNING A REPORT AND SELECTING "KEEP THIS VERSION - EMAIL REPORT".
PK96861 OUTPUTTING REPORTS TO EXCEL 2002 OR 2007 PERFORMS MUCH SLOWER THAN CSV FORMAT, EVEN WITH A MINIMAL LAYOUT AND IDENTICAL DATA.
PK97862 "FILTER USING A COMBINATION OF LIKE/STARTS WITH AND UPPER() FUNCTION IS NOT PUSHED TO VERTICA DATABASE"
PM00128 QUERY STUDIO AUTOMATICALLY SUMMARIZE DETAIL VALUES, SUPPRESSING DUPLICATES CHECKBOX DISAPEARS
PM02996 UDA-SQL-0565 A UDA INTERNAL RESOURCE LIMIT HAS BEEN REACHED IN OPERATION PREPARE.
PM03187 USING THE UPDATE() METHOD IN TRANSFORMER AUTOMATION SCRIPT RETURNS ALL NAMESPACE OBJECTS
PM06585 SELECTION WINDOW NOT CLOSED AFTER OPENING A PACKAGE WITH IE 8
PM08446 A TREE PROMPT IN A VIEWER PORTLET RESULTS IN RSV-BBP-0033
PM10058 COPY THIS USERS PROFILE IN THE NAMESPACE ADMINISTRATION DOES NOT WORK
PM10510 AMPERSAND IN MEASURE NAME DOES NOT ALLOW FOR AUDITING ON SOME POWERPLAY TABLES
PM11141 SQL GENERATED FOR FULL OUTER JOINS IN ORACLE 10G IS INEFFICIENT
PM12425 SELECT AND SEARCH PROMPT VERY SLOW TO SHOW RESULTS ON TM1 HIERARCHY
PM12981 Query studio performance issue with custom groups
PM13606 Delay when rendering report
PM14454 Summaries are aggregated as minimum when rank function is included in the crosstab.
PM15590 CM-SYS-5001 A Content Manager internal error occurred when running deployment.
PM15971 CM-SYS-5043 Content Manager failed to create an object
PM16247 Performance on report with pagebreaks drops significantly after CRN -> 8.4 migration
PM16361 Crosstab Loses Summary Data When Pivoted From a List When Filter is Applied After Aggregation
PM16485 Exporting to Excel 2007 takes longer time and consumes lots of memory
PM16955 Running report as Excel 2007 displays Day in English on Japanese OS.
PM18062 Records missing when exporting to excel from PowerPlay Studio
PM18205 Setting on "My Preference for Default Filter Dialog" does not affect "Filter for Report…"
PM18931 Join between particular model query subjects NOT being honored resulting in a cross-product query.
PM19055 Numbers with incorrect formatting and missing decimal part when report is exported to Excel formats
PM19907 Drill through from PDF errors when folder contains special character in name
PM19978 Cognos 8.4 : filter defined for query subject do not show the drop-down values
PM19994 Unable to view dimensions of a cube within Drill-through Definition wizard
PM20017 Drill Through on Measures with many parameter values casues CAF Error.
PM20366 Incorrect output format for a date substraction
PM20423 Drill through from saved HTML report fails
PM20740 A blank record appears when the html report runs on upgraded Cognos 8.4
PM20777 Advance Routing setting doesnt take effect when launching Metric Studio
PM20929 PowerPlay Studio 8.4 displays NA when using external rollup for a measure and using a custom subset
PM21070 Drilling down on shortcut-based dimension within Report Studio will only reach 2 levels deep
PM21417 Trying to log into Cognos8 from Data Manager results in an invisible login screen
PM21500 Date shown as number in excel 2002 when the column beside the date is a long string type
PM21694 Filter gets lost when drilling through to Query Studio and then view report in other formats
PM21723 Differences between PowerPlay client and BI Studios when consumer root is set up
PM21853 Linking segment when datasources contain a Macro generates BMT-MD-3630 error
PM21895 Advanced sorting is not working with a crosstab report in some case
PM22384 Dispatcher's connection pool is recycling its connection too often
PM22489 LDAP SSO through ServletGateway leads to HTTP 501/505 or XML returned to browser.
PM22510 Currency decimal format incorrect in Excel output when Y1 Axis hidden
PM22928 Incorrect total with auto group and summarize in Report Studio.
PM22945 Upgraded 8.2 report fails to run or results in a CCLOutOfMemory error.
PM22963 Search and select fails with CCL_ASSER_NAMED error message
PM23100 Searching members in high cardinality dimensions in TM1 never completes.
PM23222 Unable to use Fiscal Calendar Year with Job
PM23332 MQP-ERR-0014 Opening report in RS after 8.4 FP1
PM23835 "RSV-SRV-0042" error when running a portal report a second time.
PM23884 Australian DST change incorrect time
PM23927 CleanHouse MDL Verb does not work on unix
PM24023 The Content Store Data Source tab is not appearing by default in a Transformer 8 Model.
PM24079 Analysis Studio shows incorrect values when a category is moved to another level in the cube source
PM24180 Excel 2002 column width not as expected when a german Excel 2003 is used to view the report
PM24690 Saving and opening a drill through definition takes longer in 8.4 as in 8.3 or even cannot be performed
PM24792 Multiple Replacement Text Variables used in a report do not display properly until a second run in SAP BW.
PM25068 SQL leads to too much duplicate data requested and this leads to poor performance
PM25080 lastChild function no longer operates as expected
PM25336 RQP-DEF-0177 error when exporting to Excel or PDF after installing 8.4.29.1284.
PM25393 Formatting lost on saved HTML output or Report View after setting RSVP.HTML.OPTIMIZECSSSTYLES to TRUE
PM25560 Issues when using Websphere Edge Load Balancer to load balance among Tivoli LDAP servers
PM25664 Unable to satisfy the value of the second prompt of a Query Studio report when trying to schedule the report
PM25802 In Analysis Studio the property "Show Attributes" doesn't work at the column level
PM26033 BME-SP-0007 running script in Framework Manager after applying Interim Release
PM26127 Product language for QS filter screen becomes English after republishing the package
PM26499 IE error on page when using TM1 Websheet viewer portlet
PM26543 Content Manager error occurred while attempting to replicate a schedule
PM26627 Scheduled Planning tasks do not show up in the current and past activities
PM26679 Allowing cogtr for Transformer 8.4.1 HP-UX Itanium to access all memory quadrants
PM26835 Global prompts not working correctly in Multi tab Portal Pages.
PM26878 Hung BIBus Threads
PM26965 Resource deadlocking.
PM26971 Conditional formatting is much slower in C8.4 vs CRN
PM27036 Multilingual SAP does not translate level caption according to content or execution language
PM27056 Modifications to web.config as stated by Cognos causes an issue within Sharepoint portal
PM27134 Slicer is not included when the query does not contain a measure reference
PM27605 Dynamic drill through from Cognos PowerCube to DB2 Date datatype does not work
PM27608 Informix will not prepare query due to incorrect quoting of generated SQL
PM27613 DM error details are not descriptive after install of fixpack 2 and higher
PM27851 Cast to character required on DB2 integer field in order to get drill through to work properly
PM28072 Additional label gets generated in the chart legend when report is exported to Excel.
PM28143 Query Studio interface performance is much worse on IE7 in 8.4 and 8.4.1 than in 8.2.
PM28172 Data Manager 8.4.1 - Problem with status variable
PM28345 SAP BW Variables with Use Default Value are all prompted when 'Save the report' is chosen
PM28430 DPR-ERR-2056 The Report Server is not responding and dmp file is generated when a report runs against Sybase DB
PM28484 CM.OutputScript executed twice
PM28599 Drilling through on dates fails if target report is in a folder and/or path containing an ampersand character
PM28609 Allow tuning of the SessionInfoX Query for Teradata
PM28615 CAST function changes SQL handling on Oracle
PM28634 Data missing in nested Analysis Studio report
PM28741 [QS] QE-DEF-0478 - Invalid coercion from level to string error shown after applying a filter on the level in Query Studio.
PM29273 Permission become unavailable and then are removed when policy changes are made when you have not logged into all Namespaces
PM29342 Incorrect use of libxml function calls xmlInitParser and xmlCleanupParser
PM29520 Drill through by "member unique name" does not work
PM29528 CM-REQ-4192 The property "policies" (for an object of class) is incorrect.
PM29673 Package based drill-through from Analysis Studio does not work with measures on columns and scope set as measure.
PM30116 Export chart in Excel format Y2 axis becomes Y1 axis
PM30218 FromTo date range prompt values lost and defaults when auto submit
PM30370 Excessive CAM_AAA_JniAuthProvider::Search requests when using custom java provider
PM30575 Aggregation on Standalone Calculations is incorrect when Coalesce is present
PM30616 Query Studio : clicking Cancel doesn't work
PM30636 Burst report in Excel 2000 format sent to incorrect user
PM30661 Report failure in batch when default values for date interval variable is set in Report studio
PM30823 Drill through results in BMT-MD-6000 Connection to the data source ' '
PM30925 Report Studio generating unnecessary join in sql
PM31224 After upgrade from 8.2 to 8.4.1, block is ignored in Excel 2000/2002
PM31296 Performance issue when drilling into a time partitioned cube
PM31310 CRX-API-0005 An error occurred at or near the position 'X'. The variable named 'XXXXX' is invalid.
PM31386 Native SQL truncating in logs and audit tables
PM31470 Single Prompt Selection appearing with multiple prompt values
PM31498 Unable to create time based partition cubes in parallel
PM31576 Cannot remove some schedules
PM31822 EMS error when CM aborts and resends deleteSchedule requests to the EMS (CNC-EMS-0005 Error repairing corrupt schedule: )
PM32062 After upgrade from 8.4.1 FP1 to 8.4.1 FP3, count aggregation will have different sql, which leads to false results
PM32137 PowerPlay Studio shows blank space under a dimension using a power cube with APEX option
PM32266 When a default prompt value is overridden for a report within a job, nowhere is the newly selected prompt value displayed.
PM32288 Cognos user profiles being deleted by consistency checker.
PM32400 Optional detail filters using prompt macros to control table selection at runtime no longer work after upgrade
PM32417 Error DPR-ERR-2077 when leaving report with tree prompt inactive for 20mins + and then expanding tree
PM32469 Drilling through on Custom Subsets from PowerPlay Studio to a relational report studio report does not work
PM32521 "is in Range" operation is missing from Query Studio Filter 8.4.1 FP3
PM32570 Bold and Italicdoesn't get applied to X axis title of chart with most fonts
PM32666 Cube build fails with PDS-PPE-0053 using nested IF statement
PM32701 Applying Hotfix PM27523 on Cognos 8.3 FP5 the "-" is not aligned for the cells within Excel output
PM32787 CM-SYS-5116 error after installing hotsite 8.4.105.1034
PM32819 Conditional style can't change the background color of List Box and Drop down Box
PM32834 Setting textbox prompt size/overflow to (0,0) results in a visible textbox prompt
PM33092 Filter gets lost when drilling through to Query Studio and then view report in other formats or additional columns
PM33135 Analysis of ppdsweb core files being generated on client environment.
PM33333 Aggregation type for a Summary Footer in Query Studio does not use FM Model setting when re-applied
PM33355 Save to File System no longer available after system.xml modification in 8.4.1
PM33519 a wrong database connection is added to the package connection information in a transformer model
PM33529 Advanced server setting should be picked up at Run time for RSVP.RENDER.XHTMLSTRICT property
PM33596 HTML source disappears after add Page1 into Cognos Viewer in Page2
PM33707 RSV-SRV-0048 when expanding a tree prompt in Cognos Viewer after viewing the report in any Excel version
PM33770 Parameterized connection string fails on Solaris with Korean values provided
PM33917 To Revert the error message (RSV-RND-0094) according to previous version 8.4
PM34049 After installing 8.4.105.1036 behavior of ParamValue and ParamDisplayValue changed
PM34072 Unable to query datatype DECFLOAT from DB2 9.5
PM34524 Cognos Saved Output Strings are Inconsistent With Datawarehouse
PM34720 Incorrect saved prompt value showing in the other report views in the job
PM34744 Drill through: Report path can not be found, because of non-breaking spaces in the report path
PM34985 8.4.1 FP3 :: StackOverFlow java error when navigating saved PowerPlay view report
PM35050 Backport of Query Studio Advanced Options feature into 8.4.1 FP4
PM35099 When drilling on a calculation in PowerPlay Studio, users receive PPS-HDL-6098 Security Rejection.
PM35488 Threads turn into hung state when LDAP Server is not responding
PM35706 (TR1901) A record has been rejected. An arithmetic overflow has occurred
PM35836 8.4.1 FP3 Upgrade UDA-SQL-0504 The DISTINCT keyword in an OLAP function specification is not supported by the database.
PM35837 An SQL Exception will be thrown when Insert/Update audit database tables with extra long error message.
PM35857 corrupt Content Store database
PM35863 Cannot cancel Report Studio prompt window after applying updater 8.4.105.1051 win32
PM36148 after upgrading the SAP Server to SAP 7 EHP1 prompt values are not shown for selection
PM36152 Different behavior between English and Portuguese when running the map chart (updater kit 8.4.105.1072)
PM36204 The saved prompt value gets deleted when opening the Query Studio report saved in no data mode
PM36251 PPDSWeb get killed off when using PCActivate
PM36417 Using detail filter causes incorrect calculation results when using within set
PM36454 java.lang.NullPointerException when Saving Report Output to the File System When Default Selections is Defined in Prompts
PM36738 CAM-CRP-0286 while trying to configure environment with 3rd Party CA certificate
PM36912 Static Choices set for Prompts not retained after report is Upgraded
PM36990 Intermittent error of no data returned when zero suppression or filter is applied to CAFE/TM1 reports
PM37288 Importing a deployment package will return a Tomcat error 404
PM37306 Unexpected results with WFP reports after applying BI FP3
PM37307 xlsdata dump does not work with list report that has grouping
PM37367 reportView ‘run with options’>'advanced options' CM-REQ-4329 when the target report’s package is unavailable.
PM37557 Saving report parameters in a Sales Report takes 10 seconds in Cognos 8.2, but in 8.4.1 it takes 35 / 60 seconds
PM37594 8.4.1 performance very slow for unique type report vs 8.3
PM37734 PowerPlay default request timeout does not work with export to excel from PowerPlay Studio
PM38048 After upgrade from 8.4.1 to 8.4.1 FP3 bursting shows different number of pages in output and shows duplicate data
PM38167 Implement new switch RSVP.EXCEL.XLSXUI.
PM38762 CM-SYS-5001 When Performing a Full Content Store Deployment
PM38764 Under load intermittent javascript errors cause channel to stop working and reports from rendering in dashboard with seven panes
PM38887 Query Studio returns error when "Last Number of Days" and "Leave Out Missing Values" is selected
PM39288 Performance of Analysis Studio Hierarchy Search with large TM1 Cube member cardinality is poor
PM39536 ContentManager taskID searchPath queries fail "quick lookup" and trigger slow entire content store search.
PM39935 consistency check shall start before cache is built
PM40169 Breadcrumbs (in Analysis Studio): No Indentation in Excel outputs (when there are multiple levels of nesting in crosstab)
PM40393 Not all segments could be loaded…
PM40394 Remove 'attach report' in email options within Event Studio
PM40418 Creating same MDQuerySpec several times
PM40681 Prompt type set to "Select Value" in framework manager with macro prompt preventing user in using filter in Query Studio
PM40739 Retrieving documents via URL with inline authentication is not working - reports can be retrieved
PM40759 The IBM JVM version 1.6 SR8 is crashing on shutdown at the end of a multi-user performance test.
PM40841 DM failed to send email via DLS
PM41237 Drill Through from PPS to Report Studio doesn't work fine
PM41499 DB2 zOS - promptmany query macro causes improper SQL.
PM41828 Cognos portal fails with CAM-AAA-0071 and no one can login
PM41829 RSV-SRV-0042 when leaving report with tree prompt inactive for 20mins + and then expanding tree
PM42025 AddToCustomView method returns a Runtime Error when the same user is added to a second view
PM42083 UDA-EE-0094 The operation "_days_between" is invalid for the following combination of data types: "varchar" and "timestamp2"
PM42112 Advanced server setting should be picked up at Run time for RSVP.RENDER.XHTMLSTRICT property, Including Repeater Tables
PM42190 DPR-ERR-2056 when output format is PDF
PM42219 Random freezing in PowerPlay Client
PM42300 If a OLEDBRowsetGetData TM1 process is killed, notification is not passed to Cognos 8
PM42302 When running a report accessing a TM1 datasource, it is not possible to [Cancel] the execution.
PM42320 After upgrade from 8.4 to 8.4.1, report drilling-thru to itself ignores filter
PM42361 Table of content links do not work correctly in PDF output after applied HF 8.4.105.1094.0 for AIX
PM42517 Prompt/Drill no longer works after 8.4.1 to C10 Upgrade
PM42578 Cognos portal fails with CAM-AAA-0071 and no one can login
PM42680 Reporting Date Root Member inclusion in query causes Report execution poor performance.
PM42742 Incorrect India map bundled
PM43300 IE error on page permission denied executing link to C8 content from C10
PM43463 Powerplay client freezes indefinetly after session expires and trying to open a second PPX report based on same secured cube
PM43493 Report Does not Sort in C10 after Upgrade
PM43531 Running report to Excel 2000 format causes core dump to be created
PM43586 Chart in a Report Studio report that runs fine on IBM Cognos 8.3 fails to display in IBM Cognos 8.4.1 FP3
PM43648 "DPR-ERR-2056" errors on drill through
PM44177 No possibility to create good performance SQL when using RSVP.PROMPT.REMOVEGENERATEDPROMPTASCENDINGSORTORDER
PM44894 After upgrading from Cognos8.3 to Cognos8.4.1, some report's sql has changed and it caused the report running performance slow
PM45035 When searching Business Glossary from a Multipage Dashboard portlet, wrong column is searched for reports other than the 1st
PM45075 Even though iFix 8.4.105.1170 is applied, optional filter with prompt macro does not work
PM45293 Drill through report that was working in 8.3 FP4 does not work in 8.4.1 FP3
PM45301 Measure that was displaying correctly in 8.3 FP4 now shows zero in 8.4.1 FP3
PM45765 July and November month can not be selected from date prompt in Thai locale
PM45930 Query Studio chart sort reversed when sort item removed from list.
PM46145 A Book report is failing to run with CRX-API-0005 error message
PM46200 Not able to select "Is In Range" filter after applying Cognos 8.4.1 FP3 in Query Studio
PM46235 BIBUS dumps generated when bursting report
PM46345 Comment marker within SQL generated by Cognos 8 causes reports to fail
PM47520 Report upgraded from 8.4.1 RTM to 8.4.1 FP3 displays NULLs instead of 0s
PM47552 Customer calculated data is being truncated to 8 decimal positions, but dataitem is configured for 10.
PM47729 Report Server / CM times differ by 1hr (CM is an hour ahead of system date)
PM47893 Upgrade from CRN to 8.4.1: RSV-SRV-0003
PM48190 UDA error in "sqlOpenResult" when bursting many reports at the same time
PM49073 PF-SRV- 6110 Run Failed error when changing report to disply in multipage dashboard
PM50412 Edge filter causes a report against a TM1 cube to run much slower

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Cognos Business Intelligence Not Applicable AIX, HP-UX, HP Itanium, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.4.1

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More support for:

Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

Software version:

8.4.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP Itanium, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

7023702

Modified date:

2011-12-16

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