Cognos - Report Validation


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This is used to ensure that your report doesn’t contain any error. When a report created in the older version of Cognos is upgraded it is automatically validated.

To validate a report, go to the Tools menu and click on the Validate button as shown in the following screenshot.

Tools

Validation Response

There are different Validation levels −

  • Error − To retrieve all errors returned from the query.

  • Warning − To retrieve all errors and warnings returned from the query.

  • Key Transformation − To retrieve important transformation steps.

  • Information − To retrieve other information related to query planning and execution.

Validation Options

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