How run TM1TOP

Cognos TM1 10.2.2
Windows 2012 R2


How run TM1TOP on a windows 2012 server from a bat file?


Create a new folder on you TM1 server, e.g. D:\TM1TOP


Copy the 3 files to a separate folder on your TM1 server.
Tm1top.exe file from a earlier version of TM1.
tm1top.ini should be updated to contain the values for you TM1 server, or as below.


# The possible fields which can be set in this file are listed below.  Note that the
# field names are not case sensitive.  For example AllowMultiModes and allowmultimodes
# are equivalent.
# adminhost – admin server, default is localhost
# servername – TM1 server name
# logfile – log the status line to a log file
# logperiod – time(sec) that the status lines are written to the log file
# logappend [T,F] – When a new session is started should the log data be
#        appended to the log file specified by logfile
# refresh – time(sec) that the display is refreshed. Default is 2 seconds
# adminsvrsslcertid – SSL admin certificate ID, default is tm1adminserver
# adminsvrsslcertauthority – SSL admin server certificate Authority file,
#        default is in the ssl directory
# adminsvrsslcertrevlist – SSL admin server certificate revocation file
# exportadminsvrsslcert – export the admin server SSL certificate
# adminsvrsslexportkeyid – id used to export the admin server SSL certificate














# AllowMultiModes=[T,F]

# If AllowMultiModes is set to T, TM1Top supports additional display modes that show details of Sandbox

# and Job Queue operation.  The mode is selected when TM1Top is running by processing one

# of the following keys:  (N=Normal, S=Sandbox, Q=Job Queue)

# The default value if AllowMultiModes is not specified is T.



# DisplayMode (N=Normal, S=Sandbox, Q=Job Queue)

# DisplayMode selects the display mode that TM1Top that is in effect when TM1Top starts.

# The default value if this configuration entry doesn’t exist in the file is N for Normal mode.



Create a tm1topfap.bat file to start the session. It can contain values like this;

tm1top -servername “FAP” -refresh 1



Save the bat file and run it – if it works you should have a white dos dialog that show tm1top: -adminhost localhost -servername FAP -refresh 1


The different commands in TM1TOP window:

N = Displays TM1 Top normal (thread status) mode.
S = Displays TM1 Top sandbox mode.
Q = Displays TM1 Top queue mode.
W = Writes the current TM1 Top information to a file.
X = Exits the TM1 Top utility.
H = Displays help text.
V  = Verifies a TM1 Top administrator session.
Displays a user name and password prompt so the TM1 administrator can log into the current session of TM1 Top and enter commands to cancel processing in other threads.

C = Cancels processing in another thread.
Note: Before using the Cancel command, an administrator must first log into the current session of TM1 Top by using the V (Verify) command.

K = Cancels a sandbox submission in the job queue for a specific job ID number.
Requires administrator login with the V (Verify) command


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