Cognos 7.4 to Cognos 8.4.1 migration - Encoding error

Posted on 2011-05-03
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Dear Friends

I am getting following error when I do migration from Cognos 7.4 to

Cognos 8.0
We have installed Cognos 7.4 in a system.
I have given -e utf-8 option also. Still this Error is coming

This is happening in chinnese environment. I suspect utf-8 is not supporting this encoding.

Without -e utf-8 also, i am getting the same Error

I do not understand why encoding error is coming. How to solve this


The Error is:

D:\Program Files\cognos\cer4\migs7>migratetoc8 -p apex -r cer4 -e

utf-8 d:\IMR_S
ource\IMR d:\IMR_Target\IMR
Session terminated prematurely, with the following error:
Exception raised.
Type: exceptions.LookupError
<exceptions.LookupError instance at 0x00B1F1C0>
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1519, in ?
File "", line 1366, in __main
File "", line 351, in __processCommandLine
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1519, in ?
File "", line 1366, in __main
File "", line 351, in __processCommandLine
LookupError: unknown encoding: cp936

Please help me to solve this


Sathya Narayanan
Question by:sathyabalaji
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