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

UpdateConnection

UpdateConnection

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
pmrep
UpdateConnection options and arguments:
Option
Argument
Description
-t
connection_subtype
Required. Displays the connection subtype.
For example, for a Relational connection, connection subtypes include Oracle, Sybase, and Microsoft SQL Server.
For FTP connections, the valid subtype is FTP.
For a list of predefined connection subtypes, see Connection Subtypes.
The connection subtype in the -t option must be valid for the associated connection type specified with the -s option.
-d
connection_name
Required. Database connection name.
-u
new_user_name
Optional. User name used for authentication when you connect to the relational database.
-p
new_password
Optional. Password used for authentication when you connect to the relational database. Use the -p or -P option, but not both.
-P
new_password_
environment_variable
Optional. Password environment variable used for authentication when you connect to the relational database. Use the -p or -P option, but not both.
-K
-
Optional. Indicates that the database that you are connecting to runs on a network that uses Kerberos authentication.
-c
new_connection_string
Optional. Connect string the Integration Service uses to connect to the relational database.
-a
attribute_name
Optional. Name of the attribute.
-v
new_attribute_value
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.
-s
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
Default is relational.
The connection subtype in the -t option must be valid for the associated connection type specified with the -s option.
-l
code page
Optional. Code page associated with the connection.
For more information about connection subtypes, see Connection Subtypes.


Updated April 22, 2019