Http error 403.14 – forbidden

Cognos Analytics 11.1.7

Microsoft Windows 2016 server

When browse to IBMCOGNOS site you get a error message. This after a upgrade of cognos on a old server.

You change the Cognos Application pool to use localsystem as identity, but it did not help.

If you browse to controller test site; or if you try , then it works.

Check the folder C:\inetpub\wwwroot for any web.config file.

This can be like this:

Rename the web.config file and restart iis with dos command : iisreset.

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