Unable to launch “IBM Cognos Administration”

by Michael Urspringer - 27.05.2014

During configuration of IBM Cognos together with IBM Connections you need to launch “http://cognosserver.acme.com/cognos/servlet/dispatch/ext” and select the menu option “IBM Cognos Administration” under “Launch”. Although you are sure that you have logged in with your Cognos admin account you specified earlier, this menu option is not visible. Instead you just see one entry called “Drill-through Definitions”:

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In this case please try again with a different browser. I had e.g. that issue while trying to use Google Chrome. As soon as I tried it with Mozilla Firefox, everything worked ok:

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