Table of Contents


  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 mrs Command Reference
  16. infacmd ms Command Reference
  17. infacmd oie Command Reference
  18. infacmd ps Command Reference
  19. infacmd pwx Command Reference
  20. infacmd rms Command Reference
  21. infacmd rtm Command Reference
  22. infacmd sch Command Reference
  23. infacmd search Command Reference
  24. infacmd sql Command Reference
  25. infacmd tdm Command Reference
  26. infacmd wfs Command Reference
  27. infacmd ws Command Reference
  28. infacmd xrf Command Reference
  29. infacmd Control Files
  30. infasetup Command Reference
  31. pmcmd Command Reference
  32. pmrep Command Reference
  33. Working with pmrep Files

Running Commands in Command Line Mode

Running Commands in Command Line Mode

Command line mode invokes and exits
each time you issue a command. Command line mode is useful if you want to run
commands through batch files, scripts, or other programs.
commands with operating system scheduling tools like
or you can embed
commands into shell or Perl scripts.
When you run
in command line mode, you enter connection information such as domain name, Integration Service name, user name and password in each command. For example, to start the workflow “wf_SalesAvg” in folder “SalesEast,” use the following syntax:
pmcmd startworkflow -sv MyIntService -d MyDomain -u seller3 -p jackson ‑f SalesEast wf_SalesAvg
The user, seller3, with the password “jackson” sends the request to start the workflow.
If you omit or incorrectly enter one of the required options, the command fails, and
returns a non-zero return code. For more information about all the return codes, see pmcmd Return Codes.
To run pmcmd commands in command line mode:
  1. At the command prompt, switch to the directory where the
    executable is located.
    By default, the PowerCenter installer installs
    in the \server\bin directory.
  2. Enter
    followed by the command name and its required options and arguments:

Updated February 12, 2021