The following table lists known issues in Cognos Analytics 11.1.7.
In trying to connect to an external data source, after selecting the Excel file, the OK button doesn’t respond and remains greyed out.
Workaround: Save the Excel file as .xls (from .xlsx) and then the OK button will accept the external data.
Existing Jobs fails to open with "Failed to retrieve job steps” error. This occurs when the link to an underlying report within the job step definition is broken.
My schedules and subscriptions
In My schedules and subscriptions, Run once only works for one report and then doesn’t respond for subsequent reports.
Workaround: Refresh the browser tab, and then use Run once again
When adding a data source to a report from the Data folder, the Packages folder shortcut is missing.