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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 Domain

Configure the Domain

After you review the Pre-Installation summary, you can enter the domain information.
  1. Press
    2
    to join a domain.
    The installer joins a node on the machine where you install.
  2. Specify whether the domain you want to join has the secure communication option enabled.
    Press 1 to join an unsecure domain or press 2 to join a secure domain.
  3. Select the type of node you want to create.
    The following table describes that types of nodes that you can create:
    Property
    Description
    Configure this node as a gateway
    Select whether to configure the node as a gateway or worker node.
    1 - Yes
    2 - No
    Select 1 to configure a gateway node or 2 to configure a worker node.
    If you configure the node as a gateway, you can enable a secure HTTPS connection to the Informatica Administrator.
  4. Specify the connection details to Informatica Administrator.
    1. Specify whether to set up a secure HTTPS connection to the Informatica Administrator.
      Option
      Description
      1 - Enable HTTPS for Informatica Administrator
      Set up a secure connection to Informatica Administrator.
      2 - Disable HTTPS
      Do not set up a secure connection to Informatica Administrator.
    2. If you enable HTTPS connection for the Informatica Administrator, enter the keystore file and port number to use to secure the connection.
      Option
      Description
      Port
      Port number for the HTTPS connection.
      Keystore file
      Select whether to use a keystore file generated by the installer or a keystore file you create. You can use a keystore file with a self-signed certificate or a certificate signed by a certification authority.
      1 - Use a keystore generated by the installer
      2 - Specify a keystore file and password
      If you select to use a keystore file generated by the installer, the installer creates a self-signed keystore file named Default.keystore in the following location:
      <Informatica installation directory>/tomcat/conf/
    3. If you specify the keystore, enter the password and location of the keystore file.
    4. If you enabled secure communication for the domain, the
      Domain Security - Secure Communication
      section appears.
    5. If you did not enable secure communication for the domain, the
      Domain Configuration Repository
      section appears. Skip to Configure the Domain Repository.
  5. Select if SAML authentication is enabled to configure Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based single sign-on (SSO) support for web-based Informatica applications in an Informatica domain.
    The following table describes the information you must enter to enable SAML authentication:
    Prompt
    Description
    Does the domain use SAML authentication?
    Select if the domain uses SAML authentication:
    1 - No
    If you select No, skip to Domain Security
    2 - Yes
    If you select Yes, configure the SAML authentication.
  6. Enter the Identity Provider URL for the domain.
  7. Enter the identity provider assertion signing certificate alias name.
  8. Select whether to use the default Informatica SSL certificates or to use your SSL certificates to enable SAML authentication in the domain.
    The following table describes the SSL certificate options for SAML authentication:
    Option
    Description
    Use the default Informatica SSL certificate file
    Select to use the default Informatica truststore file for SAML authentication.
    Enter the location of the SSL certificate file
    Select to use a custom truststore file for SAML authentication. Specify the directory containing the custom truststore file on gateway nodes within the domain. Specify the directory only, not the full path to the file.
  9. If you provide the security certificates, specify the location and passwords of the keystore and truststore files.
    The following table describes the location and password of the truststore file:
    Property
    Description
    Truststore Directory
    Specify the directory containing the custom truststore file on gateway nodes within the domain. Specify the directory only, not the full path to the file.
    Truststore Password
    The password for the custom truststore file.
The
Domain Security - Secure Communication
appears.