Category Archives: Installation

How to Change TM1 to use Cognos Security (CAM)

This is a comprehensive guide to configuring TM1 to use Cognos CAM security. It includes why you might connect Cognos security to TM1, TM1 environment changes and how to deploy and configure the BI Interop files to your BI application and gateway servers.

Planning Analytics Supported Environment

Updated April 2018 – with supported environment for Planning Analytics Local v 2.0.4 and Windows Server 2016 We are about to start a new project with a client where they will be using Planning Analytics local (i.e. the new version of on premise TM1). They have asked about the server specifications and what needs to be installed. IBM have a great tool that gives all this information, but it can … Continue Reading

Cognos Express 10.2.1 FP4 Complex Upgrade

Recently we did a gig upgrading a client to Cognos Express 10.2.1 FP4 from CX 10.1. In this upgrade was also a change of Cognos server, a change of domain, a new Active Directory server, a new database source with an upgrade of SQL Server. Needless to say it was complex with lots of traps. One of those was the change in Active Directory. Each person identified by one AD … Continue Reading

Cognos Express 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 Installation Issues

So a very frustrating day yesterday trying to install Cognos Express 10.2.1 Fix Pack 3 (FP3). Previously I had applied FP3 to the server in question, however was surprised to find that required java files were not present when I went to adjust the settings to display jpg files in BI. So I logged a call with IBM and it became apparent that Fix Pack 3 of CX 10.2.1 had … Continue Reading

How to Enable the TM1 Excel Addin and TM1 Perspectives Ribbon in Excel

I recently started working with a new PC and it did not have the TM1 Excel Perspectives add-in enabled and obviously I therefore did not have the TM1 Perspectives Ribbon included in Excel. So I thought I would do a quick blog about how to enable it. What this does is then automatically add the Perspectives add-in to Excel on your PC so that TM1 automatically opens each time you … Continue Reading

Installing TM1 9.5

Heres a quick tutorial on how to install TM1 9.5, after these instructions are the same instructions with images to aide in the installation process. Please leave a comment if this helps or if I have missed a step.  Installing TM1 9.5 Make sure Microsoft IIS is installed with the latest ‘.net’ framework Make sure Excel 2003 or Excel 2007 has been installed Open the setup file ‘setup.exe’ Select your language … Continue Reading