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  1. Installation Getting Started
  2. Before You Install the Services
  3. Run the Big Data Suite Installer
  4. After You Install the Services
  5. Install the Developer Tool
  6. Uninstallation
  7. Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  8. Connecting to Databases
  9. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database
  10. Silent Input Properties File

Installation and Configuration Guide

Installation and Configuration Guide

Configure the Data Preparation Repository Database Details

Configure the Data Preparation Repository Database Details

Specify the Data Preparation repository database connection details. You can choose to use an Oracle database or a MySQL database for the Data Preparation repository database.
If you do not have the database details, you can enter placeholder values, and then create the Data Preparation Service. If you continue without specifying the database connection details, you cannot enable the Data Preparation Service.

Oracle

  1. To use an Oracle database for the Data Preparation repository, press
    1
    .
  2. Choose whether to connect to a non-secure database or a secure database.
    1. To connect to a non-secure database, press
      1
      , and then enter the required properties.
      The following table describes the non-secure connection properties:
      Property
      Description
      Database Host Name
      Host name of the machine that hosts the Data Preparation repository database. This entry appears only if your Database Type is Oracle.
      Database Port Number
      Port number for the database.
      JDBC Connection String
      JDBC connection string to connect to an Oracle database.
      Use the following connection string format:
      jdbc:informatica:oracle://<database host name>:<port>;ServiceName=<database name>
      JDBC Parameters
      Additional parameters required to connect to an Oracle database.
    2. To connect to a secure database, press
      2
      , and then enter the required properties.
      The following table describes the secure connection properties:
      Property
      Description
      Truststore File
      Path and file name for the database truststore file.
      Truststore Password
      Password for the database truststore file.
      Connection String
      JDBC connection string to connect to an Oracle database.
      Use the following connection string format:
      jdbc:informatica:oracle://<database host name>:<port>;ServiceName=<database name>
      Secure JDBC Parameters
      Additional parameters required to connect to a secure Oracle database. Format the parameters as follows:
      EncryptionMethod=SSL;HostNameInCertificate=<secure database host name>;ValidateServerCertificate=true
  3. Press
    Enter
    to continue if the database connection fails. You can use the Administrator tool to update the database details and enable the Data Preparation Service later.
The Data Preparation Service Details section appears.

MySQL

  1. To use a MySQL database for the Data Preparation repository, press
    2
    .
  2. Enter the connection properties for the MySQL database.
    The following table describes the connection properties:
    Property
    Description
    Database Host Name
    Host name of the machine that hosts the Data Preparation repository database. The entry appears only if your database type is MySQL.
    Database User Name
    Database user account to use to connect to the Data Preparation repository.
    Database User Password
    Password for the Data Preparation repository database user account.
    Database Port Number
    Port number for the database.
    Schema Name
    Schema or database name of the Data Preparation repository database.
  3. Press
    Enter
    to continue if the database connection fails. You can use the Administrator tool to update the database details and enable the Data Preparation Service later.
The Data Preparation Service Details section appears.