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Rajan is an Experienced Software Engineer with 4+ years of experience working on IBM Cognos TM1. He is also a former TM1 consultant in Octane for 2 years and 1 month

Session Timeout for TM1Web, PAW and PAX

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2 min

We might often get a request from users that TM1 session has logged. As per the client requirement and standards, need to increase or decrease the session timeout. Changing the session timeout is a trade-off, it should not be too big or too small. If it’s too big then many inactive sessions can lead to server performance issues. If it is too small, then the user experience might be affected.  Each application of TM1 has its separate session timeout parameter. Jump into the respective section, depending upon your need. TM1Web 1. Go to \IBM\cognos\tm1_64\webapps\tm1web\WEB-INF\configuration and ...

Introduction to TM1 REST API

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5 min

REST stands for REpresentational State Transfer. It is web standard-based architecture and uses HTTP Protocol. TM1 REST API is a type of web service which can be used to perform create, read, update, and delete operations on TM1 objects or data. Therefore, we can maintain a TM1 model, manage TI processes, chores, dimensions and query data that is stored in the model. TM1 REST API provides an Open Data Protocol (OData) Version 4 compliant interface to TM1 server, which allows clients to query and update data sources that are hosted by TM1 Server. The OData standard defines a set of rules and ...

Automation in TM1 using AutoHotkey

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3 min

This blog explains a few TM1 tasks which can be automated using AutoHotKey. For those who don't already know, AutoHotKey is open-source scripting language used for automation. 1. Run TM1 Process history from TM1 Serverlog : With the help of AutoHotKey, we can read each line of a text file by using loop function and content is stored automatically in an in-built variable of function. We can also read filenames inside a folder using same function and again filenames will be stored in an in-built variable. Therefore, by making use of this we can extract Tm1 process information from Tm1 Serverlog ...