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  1. About the Enterprise Data Preparation Administrator Guide
  2. Introduction to Enterprise Data Preparation Administration
  3. Getting Started
  4. Administration Process
  5. User Account Setup
  6. Search Configuration
  7. Roles, Privileges, and Profiles
  8. Data Asset Access and Publication Management
  9. Masking Sensitive Data
  10. Monitoring Enterprise Data Preparation
  11. Backing Up and Restoring Enterprise Data Preparation
  12. Managing the Data Lakehouse
  13. Schedule Export, Import and Publish Activities
  14. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  15. Enterprise Data Preparation Service

Enterprise Data Preparation Administrator Guide

Enterprise Data Preparation Administrator Guide

Operating System Profiles

Operating System Profiles

An operating system profile is a type of security that the Data Integration Service uses to run mappings, workflows, and profiling jobs. Use operating system profiles to increase security and to isolate the run-time environment for users.
If the Data Integration Service runs on UNIX or Linux, create operating system profiles and configure the Data Integration Service to use operating system profiles. By default, the Data Integration Service process runs all jobs, mappings, and workflows using the permissions of the operating system user that starts Informatica services. For more information about Data Integration Service operating system profiles, see the
Informatica Application Service Guide.
When you create the
Enterprise Data Preparation Service
, you must associate it with a Data Integration Service. The operating system profile configuration for the associated Data Integration Service will be applicable to the
Enterprise Data Preparation Service
.