DPR-ERR-2079 When Content Manager Configured For Failover

You configured multiple servers as standby computers to ensure failover for the Content Manager functionality. However, the following error message appears to the user:

DPR-ERR-2079 Firewall Security Rejection. Your request was rejected by the security firewall

If you have not configured all the standby computers as valid hosts for the IBM Cognos Application Firewall, this error message can occur .

To solve this problem, on each distributed computer, start IBM Cognos Configuration and do the following:

  1. In the Explorer pane, click Security, IBM Cognos Application Firewall.

  2. In the right pane, click in the Value column next to Valid domains or hosts.

  3. Click the edit button.

  4. Enter the names of all the computers that you are configuring for failover.

  5. Save and start the Cognos 8 configuration.