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



Updates the user name, password, connect string, and attributes for a database connection.
The command returns an “operation successfully completed” or returns “operation failed” message. A failure might occur for the following reasons:
  • The database type is not supported.
  • The connection object does not exist.
  • pmrep
    cannot acquire a lock on the object.
  • One of the required parameters is missing.
The UpdateConnection command uses the following syntax:
updateconnection -t <connection_subtype > -d <connection_name> [{-u <new_user_name> [-p <new_password>
-P <new_password_environment_variable>]}| -K <connection_to_the_Kerberos_server>] [-c <new_connection_string>] [-a <attribute_name> -v <new_attribute_value>] [-s <connection type application, relational, ftp, loader or queue > ] [-l <code page>]
The following table describes
UpdateConnection options and arguments:
Required. Type of relational connection.
Required. Database connection name.
Optional. User name used for authentication when you connect to the relational database.
Optional. Password used for authentication when you connect to the relational database. Use the -p or -P option, but not both.
Optional. Password environment variable used for authentication when you connect to the relational database. Use the -p or -P option, but not both.
Optional. Indicates that the database that you are connecting to runs on a network that uses Kerberos authentication.
Optional. Connect string the Integration Service uses to connect to the relational database.
Optional. Name of the attribute.
Required if you use the -a option. New attribute value of the connection. Enter “yes” to enable new attributes, and “no” to disable new attributes.
connection type application, relational, ftp, loader or queue
Optional. Type of connection. A connection can be one of the following types:
  • Application
  • FTP
  • Loader
  • Queue
  • Relational
code page
Optional. Code page associated with the connection.

Updated February 12, 2021