[THIN] Re: Cognos

yeah the catalogs have already become a headache.  Between development,
training, and production.  Plus the Web reports etc.  I will try the tricks
you mention with the ini files and see where i end up. I may also break down
and see how well the application isolation works.  i have not used this
feature yet.

On 2/4/06, Jay Moock <jmoock@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Cognos just plains sucks, and it has nothing to do with Citrix.  It has to
> be the most unintuitive piece of software I've ever encountered.
>
> Basically, you need to do the following:
>
> 1) Customize \Program Files\Cognos\Cognos.ini and move it to %SystemRoot%
> (you must remove the original)
>
> 2) Customize \Program Files\Cognos\cer3\bin\impromptu.ini and move it to
> %SystemRoot% (you must remove the original)
>
> 3) Customize \Program Files\Cognos\cer3\bin\cer3.ini
>   - Make sure you have Impromptu State File Location=windir
>
> 4) Change the value of CognosIni in HKLM\SW\Cognos to M:\WINDOWS\..
> (include
> the trailing dots)
>
> Here is a recent thread on the subject:
> http://support.citrix.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=428735
>
> Handling the catalogs is a whole 'nother ballgame...
>
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf
> Of Greg Reese
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 7:45 PM
> To: Thin
> Subject: [THIN] Cognos
>
>
> has anyone got Cognos Impromptu version 7 running on their farm?
>
> I have a Win2k3, PS4 farm i need to get it loaded on.  The consultant from
> the company who sold this to us is telling me that the customers who try
> it
> on Citrix have "nothing but problems".  Of course he follows it up with
> gems
> like "no report writer runs on Citrix" and "Citrix has too many other
> problems anyway".
>
> It doesn't look like anything spectacular to get running but If anyone
> else
> has fought with it, I would be interested to hear the tricks if there are
> any.
>
>
> Thanks!
>
> Greg
>
>
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