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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 autotune Command Reference
  10. Infacmd bg Command Reference
  11. infacmd ccps Command Reference
  12. infacmd cluster Command Reference
  13. infacmd cms Command Reference
  14. infacmd dis Command Reference
  15. infacmd dps Command Reference
  16. infacmd edl Command Reference
  17. Infacmd es Command Reference
  18. infacmd ihs Command Reference
  19. infacmd ipc Command Reference
  20. infacmd isp Command Reference
  21. infacmd ldm Command Reference
  22. infacmd mas Command Reference
  23. infacmd mi Command Reference
  24. infacmd mrs Command Reference
  25. infacmd ms Command Reference
  26. infacmd oie Command Reference
  27. infacmd ps Command Reference
  28. infacmd pwx Command Reference
  29. infacmd rms Command Reference
  30. infacmd rtm Command Reference
  31. infacmd sch Command Reference
  32. infacmd search Command Reference
  33. infacmd sql Command Reference
  34. infacmd tdm Command Reference
  35. infacmd wfs Command Reference
  36. infacmd ws Command Reference
  37. infacmd xrf Command Reference
  38. infacmd Control Files
  39. infasetup Command Reference
  40. pmcmd Command Reference
  41. pmrep Command Reference
  42. Working with pmrep Files

Connect

Connect

Connects to a repository. The first time you use
pmrep
in either command line or interactive mode, you must use the Connect command. All commands require a connection to the repository except for the following commands:
  • Exit
  • Help
  • ListAllPrivileges
In the command line mode,
pmrep
uses the information specified by the last call to connect to the repository. If
pmrep
is called without a successful connection, it returns an error. In command line mode,
pmrep
connects to and disconnects from the repository with every command.
To use
pmrep
to perform tasks in multiple repositories in a single session, you must issue the Connect command each time you want to switch to a different repository. In the interactive mode,
pmrep
retains the connection until you exit
pmrep
or connect again. If you call Connect again,
pmrep
disconnects from the first repository and then connects to the second repository. If the second connection fails, the previous connection remains disconnected and you will not be connected to any repository. If you issue a command that requires a connection to the repository, and you are not connected to that repository,
pmrep
uses the connection information specified in the last successful connection made to the repository from any previous session of
pmrep
.
pmrep
retains information from the last successful connection until you use the Cleanup command.
The Connect command uses the following syntax:
connect -r <repository_name> {-d <domain_name> |  {-h <portal_host_name>   -o <portal_port_number>}} [{ <user_name> [-s <user_security_domain>] [-x <password> |  -X <password_environment_variable>]} | -u <connect_without_user_in_kerberos_mode>] [-t <client_resilience>]
The following table describes
pmrep
Connect options and arguments:
Option
Argument
Description
-r
repository_name
Required. Name of the repository you want to connect to.
-d
domain_name
Required if you do not use -h and -o. Name of the domain for the repository. If you use the -d option, do not use the -h and -o options.
-h
portal_host_name
Required if you do not use -d. If you use the -h option, then you must also use the -o option. Gateway host name.
-o
portal_port_number
Required if you do not use -d. If you use the -o option, then you must also use the -h option. Gateway port number.
-n
user_name
Optional. User name used to connect to the repository.
-s
user_security_domain
Required if you use LDAP authentication. Name of the security domain that the user belongs to. Default is Native.
-x
password
Required if you use the -n option and you do not use the -X option. Password for the user name. The password is case sensitive. Use the -x or -X option, but not both.
-X
password_
environment_variable
Required if you use the -n option and you do not use the -x option. Password environment variable. Use the -x or -X option, but not both.
-u
connect_without _user_ in_kerberos_mode
Required. Connects to a Repository Service without a user name and password when the Informatica domain uses Kerberos authentication. Use the -u option to connect to the Repository Service if the repository has no content.
-t
client_resilience
Optional. Amount of time in seconds that
pmrep
attempts to establish or reestablish a connection to the repository. If you omit the ‑t option,
pmrep
uses the timeout value specified in the INFA_CLIENT_RESILIENCE_TIMEOUT environment variable. If no value is specified in the environment variable, the default of 180 seconds is used.


Updated April 22, 2019