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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Catalog Service
  4. Content Management Service
  5. Data Integration Service
  6. Data Integration Service Architecture
  7. Data Integration Service Management
  8. Data Integration Service Grid
  9. Data Integration Service Applications
  10. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  11. Enterprise Data Preparation Service
  12. Informatica Cluster Service
  13. Mass Ingestion Service
  14. Metadata Access Service
  15. Metadata Manager Service
  16. Model Repository Service
  17. PowerCenter Integration Service
  18. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  19. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  20. PowerCenter Repository Service
  21. PowerCenter Repository Management
  22. PowerExchange Listener Service
  23. PowerExchange Logger Service
  24. SAP BW Service
  25. Search Service
  26. System Services
  27. Test Data Manager Service
  28. Test Data Warehouse Service
  29. Web Services Hub
  30. Application Service Upgrade
  31. Appendix A: Application Service Databases
  32. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  33. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases
  34. Appendix D: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Creating an Informatica Cluster Service

Creating an Informatica Cluster Service

You can choose to generate the Informatica Cluster Service when you install Enterprise Data Catalog or create the application service manually using Informatica Administrator.
If you plan to deploy Enterprise Data Catalog on multiple nodes, ensure that you configure Informatica Cluster Service and Catalog Service on separate nodes.
  1. In the Administrator tool, select a domain, and click the
    Services and Nodes
    tab.
  2. On the Actions menu, click
    New
    Informatica Cluster Service
    .
    The
    New Informatica Cluster Service: Step 1 of 4
    dialog box appears.
  3. Configure the general properties in the dialog box.
    The following table describes the properties:
    Property
    Description
    Name
    Name of the service. The name is not case-sensitive and must be unique within the domain. The name cannot exceed 128 characters or begin with @. The name cannot contain character spaces. The characters in the name must be compatible with the code page of the Model repository that you associate with the Catalog Service.
    The name cannot contain the following special characters:
    ` ~ % ^ * + = { } \ ; : ' " / ? . , < > | ! ( ) ] [
    Description
    Description of the service. The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
    Location
    Domain in which the application service runs.
    License
    License to assign to the Informatica Cluster Service. Select the license that you installed with Enterprise Data Catalog.
    Node
    Node in the Informatica domain on which the Informatica Cluster Service runs. If you change the node, you must recycle the Informatica Cluster Service.
    Backup Nodes
    If your license includes high availability, nodes on which the service can run if the primary node is unavailable.
  4. Click
    Next
    .
    The
    New Informatica Cluster Service - Step 2 of 4
    dialog box appears.
  5. Configure the security properties in the dialog box.
    The following table describes the properties:
    Property
    Description
    HTTP Port
    A unique HTTP port number used for each Data Integration Service process. The defaults is 8085.
    Enable Transport Layer Security (TLS)
    Select the option to enable TLS for the Informatica Cluster Service.
    HTTPS Port
    Port number for the HTTPS connection. Required if you select
    Enable Transport layer Security
    .
    Keystore File
    Path and file name of the keystore file. The keystore file contains the keys and certificates required if you use the SSL security protocol with Catalog Administrator. Required if you select
    Enable Transport layer Security
    .
    Keystore Password
    Password for the keystore file. Required if you select
    Enable Transport Layer Security
    .
    SSL Protocol
    Secure Sockets Layer protocol to use.
  6. Click
    Next
    .
    The
    New Informatica Cluster Service - Step 3 of 4
    dialog box appears.
  7. Configure the Hadoop cluster properties in the dialog box.
    The following table describes the properties:
    Property
    Description
    Hadoop Gateway Host
    Host where Apache Ambari server runs.
    Hadoop Gateway Port
    Web port for the Apache Ambari server.
    Gateway User
    User name for the Apache Ambari server.
    Hadoop Nodes
    Hosts where the Apache Ambari agents run.
    Override default password
    Select this option if you want to change the default password for the cluster. Provide the new password in the
    Ambari Server Admin Password
    text box.
    Enable Kerberos Authentication
    Select the option to enable Kerberos authentication for the cluster.
    KDC Type
    Select one of the following Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) types if you had selected the
    Enable Kerberos Authentication
    option:
    • Active Directory. Select this option if you want to use Active Directory KDC.
    • MIT KDC. Select this option if you want to use MIT KDC.
    Specify the following options after you select the
    KDC Type
    • KDC Host. Name of the KDC host machine.
    • Administrator Server Host. The name of the administrator server machine that hosts the KDC server.
    • Realm. Name of the Kerberos realm on the machine that hosts the KDC server.
    • Administrator Principal. The Kerberos administrator principal.
    • Administrator Password. The Kerberos administrator password.
    • LDAP URL. This property applies to Microsoft Active Directory and represents the URL to the LDAP server directory.
    • Container DN. This property applies to Microsoft Active Directory and represents the Distinguished Name of the container to which the user belongs.
    • KDC Certificate Path. Path to the KDC certificate on the Informatica domain machine.
  8. Click
    Next
    .
    The
    New Informatica Cluster Service - Step 4 of 4
    dialog box appears.
  9. Configure the domain security options for Informatica Cluster Service.
    The following table describes the properties:
    Property
    Description
    Domain is SSL Enabled
    Specify if the Informatica domain is enabled for SSL.
    Domain Truststore File Location
    Location to the domain truststore file.
    Domain Truststore Password
    Password for the domain truststore file.
    Enable Service
    Select the option to enable the Informatica Cluster Service immediately after you create the service.
  10. Click
    Finish
    .
    After you update the Informatica Cluster Service security options in Informatica Administrator, restart the Informatica Cluster Service.
Before enabling the Informatica Cluster Service in a Kerberos-enabled cluster, verify the following prerequisites:
  • You must configure the Key Distribution Center (KDC) hostname and IP address on all cluster nodes and domain machines in the
    /etc/hosts
    .
  • Make sure that the krb5.conf file is located in all cluster nodes and domain machines under the
    /etc
    directory.
  • For an SSL-enabled cluster or a Kerberos-enabled cluster, ensure that the domain truststore file is configured and copied to a common location accessible to all the cluster nodes.
  • If the Solr keystore and password are different from the keystore and password of Informatica Cluster Service, you must export the public certificate of Solr to all the cluster nodes and import the certificate to the YARN truststore and domain truststore.