Browsers Compatible with Cognos Analytics 11.0.8

 

For the best user experience, IBM recommends Chrome or Firefox with Cognos Analytics. Browsers not listed here, such as Firefox Quantum, Safari, and Edge are not supported.

Browser VersionNot supportedKnown issues
Chrome  latest release and future fix packs

Use Firefox ESR or Internet Explorer instead for:

  • Cognos Office Connection
  • Analysis Studio (cubes)
  • Event Studio
  • Query Studio
  • Drill Through Definitions (editing)

In Reporting, authors cannot copy objects (queries, report pages, lists, and so on) between reports. Use Internet Explorer instead.

Drill through functionality does not work in PDF format. Use HTML format instead.

Firefox ESR

52 and future fix packs

In Reporting, authors cannot copy objects (queries, report pages, lists, and so on) between reports. Use Internet Explorer instead.

  • Drill through functionality does not work in PDF format. Use HTML format instead.
  • In My schedules and subscriptions, under Schedules, it displays a maximum of 2 entries with a vertical scroll bar to see more. This is a minor display issue and does not occur in Chrome or Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer

11 and future fix packs

NOTE: Unlike previous versions, Cognos Analytics does not need brown.edu added to Compatibility View settings.

 

Drill through functionality does not work in PDF format. Use HTML format instead.

Enable Popups

Browsers treat Excel report formats (and PDF if it opens outside the browser) as pop-ups. Add reporting.brown.edu (and any other Cognos Analytics environment you use) as an exception to your pop-up blocker settings. 

 

Learn More About Software Supported by Cognos Analytics

Visit the IBM website to read more about what Cognos supports (click the Supported Software tab).

Please keep in mind this wiki page may differ from the IBM website as a result of our experience and testing browser versions with our Cognos configuration.

 

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