The IBM Cognos BI Diagnostic tool collects the following information about your environment:
- Log Files
- JAVA _HOME environmental variable
- Contents of the file cogroot.link
- Contents of the file cogconfig.prefs
- Email Settings
- Authentication Information
- IBM Cognos Configuration
With the front end tool, you can select and choose the information you need, and by clicking Save Current Settings your choices are saved for the next run.
The collected information is useful when troubleshooting printing reports; checking processes, and; comparing settings between development and production systems.
Simply download and unzip the appropriate Zip file from this page and double click the execute_IBMCognosBI_CognosInfo.bat file.
You can run the tool in either silent or regular mode. The tool is supported for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS.