Cognos Analytics 11.1.6 Product_version=11.1 R6
Microsoft Windows 2016
Error when start cognos from cognos configuration like this;
[Check NIST 131A conformance]
[ WARNING ] CAM-CRP-1632 The selected PDF Confidentiality algorithm is not permitted by the NIST SP 800-131A standard. You must change the selected algorithm to a stronger algorithm such as ‘AES-256’. Note that you may need to install the JRE’s unlimited jurisdiction policy files to enable all of the supported algorithms
Open first Cognos Configuration and check that it says 128 at Cryptography > Cognos > field “PDF Confidentiality Algorithm – Advanced encryption standard with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode 128 bit key”. Stop cognos service and close Cognos Configuration.
Backup the files in folder C:\Program Files\ibm\cognos\analytics\ibm-jre\jre\lib\security\ to c:\temp\security
Download the new policy zip file from https://public.dhe.ibm.com/ibmdl/export/pub/systems/cloud/runtimes/java/security/jce_policy/
Unzip the file in a new folder (c:\install), creating folder C:\install\unrestricted.
Copy the two new files (US_export_policy.jar and local_policy.jar)to folder C:\Program Files\ibm\cognos\analytics\ibm-jre\jre\lib\security\policy\unlimited
Open Cognos Configuration and go to Cryptography > Cognos. Change PDF Confidentiality Algorithm and Confidentiality Algorithm to Advanced encryption standard with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode 256 bit key.
Right-click on supported ciphersuites and select “Reset to Default”.
Save the configuration and start the Cognos service.