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  1. Preface
  2. Command Line Programs and Utilities
  3. Installing and Configuring Command Line Utilities
  4. Using the Command Line Programs
  5. Environment Variables for Command Line Programs
  6. Using infacmd
  7. infacmd as Command Reference
  8. infacmd aud Command Reference
  9. Infacmd bg Command Reference
  10. infacmd cms Command Reference
  11. infacmd dis Command Reference
  12. Infacmd es Command Reference
  13. infacmd ipc Command Reference
  14. infacmd isp Command Reference
  15. infacmd ldm Command Reference
  16. infacmd mrs Command Reference
  17. infacmd ms Command Reference
  18. infacmd oie Command Reference
  19. infacmd ps Command Reference
  20. infacmd pwx Command Reference
  21. infacmd rms Command Reference
  22. infacmd rtm Command Reference
  23. infacmd sch Command Reference
  24. infacmd search Command Reference
  25. infacmd sql Command Reference
  26. infacmd tdm Command Reference
  27. infacmd wfs Command Reference
  28. infacmd ws Command Reference
  29. infacmd xrf Command Reference
  30. infacmd Control Files
  31. infasetup Command Reference
  32. pmcmd Command Reference
  33. pmrep Command Reference
  34. Working with pmrep Files

Purge

Purge

Deletes from the reference data warehouse any reference table that is no longer associated with a reference table object in the Model repository.
When you run infacmd cms Purge, the Content Management Service identifies the tables that store data for reference table objects in the associated Model repository. The Content Management Service deletes all other tables from the warehouse and generates a list of the deleted tables. Run infacmd cms Purge on the master Content Management Service for the Model repository.
To prevent accidental data loss, the purge operation does not delete tables if the Model repository does not contain a reference table object.
Before you run infacmd cms Purge, verify the following prerequisites:
  • The user name that you specify in the command has the Manage Service privilege on the domain.
  • The Model repository user that the Content Management Service specifies has the Administrator role on the Model Repository Service.
  • All Data Integration Services associated with the Model repository are available.
  • There are no data operations in progress on the reference data warehouse.
  • The reference data warehouse stores data for the reference table objects in a single Model repository.
The infacmd cms Purge command uses the following syntax:
Purge <-DomainName|-dn> domain_name <-ServiceName|-sn> service_name <-UserName|-un> user_name <-Password|-pd> password [<-SecurityDomain|-sdn> security_domain] [<-ResilienceTimeout|-re> timeout_period_in_seconds]
The following table describes infacmd cms Purge options and arguments:
Option
Argument
Description
-DomainName
-dn
domain_name
Required. Name of the Informatica domain. You can set the domain name with the -dn option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN. If you set a domain name with both methods, the -dn option takes precedence.
-ServiceName
-sn
service_name
Required. Name of the Content Management Service.
The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. The characters must be compatible with the code page of the associated repository. The name cannot exceed 128 characters, have leading or trailing spaces, or contain carriage returns, tabs, or the following characters:
/ * ? < > " |
-UserName
-un
user_name
Required if the domain uses Native or LDAP authentication. User name to connect to the domain. You can set the user name with the -un option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN_USER. If you set a user name with both methods, the -un option takes precedence.
Optional if the domain uses Kerberos authentication. To run the command with single sign-on, do not set the user name. If you set the user name, the command runs without single sign-on.
-Password
-pd
password
Required if you specify the user name. Password for the user name. The password is case sensitive. You can set a password with the -pd option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_DOMAIN_PASSWORD. If you set a password with both methods, the password set with the -pd option takes precedence.
-SecurityDomain
-sdn
security_domain
Required if the domain uses LDAP authentication. Optional if the domain uses native authentication or Kerberos authentication. Name of the security domain to which the domain user belongs. You can set a security domain with the -sdn option or the environment variable INFA_DEFAULT_SECURITY_DOMAIN. If you set a security domain name with both methods, the -sdn option takes precedence. The security domain name is case sensitive.
If the domain uses native or LDAP authentication, the default is Native. If the domain uses Kerberos authentication, the default is the LDAP security domain created during installation. The name of the security domain is the same as the user realm specified during installation.
-ResilienceTimeout
-re
timeout_period_in_seconds
Optional. Amount of time in seconds that infacmd attempts to establish or re-establish a connection to the domain. You can set the resilience timeout period with the -re option or the environment variable INFA_CLIENT_RESILIENCE_TIMEOUT. If you set a the resilience timeout period with both methods, the -re option takes precedence. Default is 180 seconds.


Updated April 22, 2019