pmrep is a command line program that you use to update repository information and perform repository functions. pmrep is installed in the PowerCenter Client and PowerCenter Services bin directories.
Use pmrep to perform repository administration tasks such as listing repository objects, creating and editing groups, restoring and deleting repositories, and updating session-related parameters and security information in the PowerCenter repository.
When you use pmrep, you can enter commands in the following modes:
Command line mode. You can issue pmrep commands directly from the system command line. Use command line mode to script pmrep commands.
Interactive mode. You can issue pmrep commands from an interactive prompt. pmrep does not exit after it completes a command.
You can use environment variables to set user names and passwords for pmrep. Before you use pmrep, configure these variables. The environment variables apply to pmrep commands that run on the node.
All pmrep commands require a connection to the repository except for the following commands:
Use the pmrep Connect command to connect to the repository before using other pmrep commands.
If the domain is a mixed-version domain, run pmrep from the installation directory of the Repository Service version.