Configuring IBM Cognos® Application Firewall for Unica

IBM Cognos® Application Firewall analyzes and validates requests before the requests are processed by IBM Cognos® servers.

About this task

To configure the IBM Cognos® Application Firewall for Unica, you must specify the Unica system as a valid domain or host.

To configure IBM Cognos® Application Firewall for Unica, complete the following steps.


  1. In the Cognos Configuration window, select Security > IBM Cognos Application Firewall.
  2. In the Valid domains or hosts property window, enter the fully qualified computer host name that includes the domain and the port for the computer where Unica Platform is running.
    For example:

    Important: In a distributed environment, you must complete this step for every computer on which an Unica application that provides Cognos® reports is installed, such as Unica Platform, Unica Campaign, and Unica Plan.
  3. Save the configuration.
  4. Restart the IBM Cognos® service.