Change Cognos Express Backup Location

Cognos Express has an internal backup tool that collects almost everything into a single backup.  It is run from the Cognos Express Manager screen manually.  By default it stores the backups it creates inside the installation folders of CX.  Saved here, they are easily lost and also easy to delete when upgrading Cognos Express (where…

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Cognos Express Backups: How to Create an Effective CX and TM1 Backup Strategy

Backing up your TM1 and/or Cognos Express environment is vital.  Without it, you potentially could lose months of work and cost your organisation a motza.  Good disaster recovery planning will help alleviate this risk. There is a Backup tool available in the Manager screen of Cognos Express that backs up and restores your entire Cognos…

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Nightly TM1 Backups

All data for a TM1 server is typically held in a single folder we call the Data Directory. We recommend you backup this folder at the very least weekly. Although most servers have automatic backups owned by the IT Department it can be beneficial to have an archive backup (*.zip file) taken regularly which enables…

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