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Export/Import a Report from One Environment to Another

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Report authors are encouraged to develop reports in a non-Production environment (Cognos QA or Cognos Development) for the following reasons.

  • Report development can have unexpected results that could impact the Production environment. 
  • It segregates reports that are under development from those that have been fully tested and ready for Production use.

Export/Import a Report Specification

Follow the steps in this article from IBM to easily export a report specification in one environment and import it into another. 

Watch a Demo of the Steps

Watch this video for a demonstration of the steps to export and then import a report specification.

NOTE: The second package deployment technique in the video is for system administrators.

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