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  1. Preface
  2. Upgrade Overview
  3. Before You Upgrade the Domain
  4. Prepare for the Upgrade
  5. Upgrade the Domain
  6. Upgrade the Domain with Changes to Node Configuration
  7. Before You Upgrade the Application Services
  8. Application Service Upgrade
  9. Informatica Client Upgrade
  10. After You Upgrade
  11. Upgrade Checklist

Upgrading from Version 10.1

Upgrading from Version 10.1

Creating the Properties file

Creating the Properties file

Informatica provides a sample properties file that includes the upgrade parameters that are required by the installer. You can customize the sample properties file to specify the options for your upgrade.
The sample upgrade properties file is named SilentInput_upgrade.properties and is located in the installer download location. After you customize the file, save it with the file name SilentInput.properties.
  1. Go to the root of the directory that contains the installation files.
  2. Find the file named SilentInput_upgrade.properties.
    Back up the file before you modify it.
  3. Use a text editor to open the file and modify the values of the upgrade parameters.
    The following table describes the upgrade parameters that you can modify:
    Property Name
    Description
    INSTALL_TYPE
    Indicates whether to install or upgrade Informatica.
    If the value is 0, the installer performs a fresh installation of Informatica. If the value is 1, the installer upgrades a previous version of Informatica.
    UPGRADE_WITHOUT_PC
    Informatica does not support PowerCenter products for version 10.2.1. If you want to install or upgrade to this version, the PowerCenter functionality will not be available.Set the value to 1, to continue with the upgrade. Set the value to 0, to quit the upgrade
    USER_INSTALL_DIR
    Directory in which to install the new version of Informatica services. The directory cannot be the same as the directory that contains the previous version of Informatica services.
    UPG_BACKUP_DIR
    Directory that contains the previous version of Informatica services that you want to upgrade.
    KEY_DEST_LOCATION
    Directory in which to store the encryption key for the node created during the installation.
    DOMAIN_USER=
    User name for the Informatica domain.
    DOMAIN_PSSWD=
    Password for the Informatica domain.
    SERVER_PORT
    Port number that controls server shutdown for the domain Service Manager. The Service Manager listens for shutdown commands on this port. You can set this parameter if ADVANCE_PORT_CONFIG=1.
    AC_PORT
    Port number used by the Administrator tool.
    You can set this parameter if ADVANCE_PORT_CONFIG=1.
    AC_SHUTDWN_PORT
    Port number that controls server shutdown for the Administrator tool. The Administrator tool listens for shutdown commands on this port.
    You can set this parameter if ADVANCE_PORT_CONFIG=1.
    ENABLE_USAGE_COLLECTION
    Enables Informatica DiscoveryIQ, a product usage tool that sends routine reports on data usage and system statistics to Informatica. Informatica DiscoveryIQ uploads data to Informatica 15 minutes after you install and configure Informatica domain. Thereafter, the domain sends the data every 30 days. You can choose to not send any usage statistics to Informatica. For more information on how to disable sending usage statistics, see the
    Informatica Administrator Guide
    .
    You must set the value to 1 to upgrade.
  4. Save the properties file with the name SilentInput.properties.