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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

Environment Variables

Environment Variables

The database client path on a node is controlled by an environment variable.
Set the database client path environment variable for the PowerCenter Repository Service process if the PowerCenter Repository Service process requires a different database client than another PowerCenter Repository Service process that is running on the same node.
The database client code page on a node is usually controlled by an environment variable. For example, Oracle uses NLS_LANG, and IBM DB2 uses DB2CODEPAGE. All PowerCenter Integration Services and PowerCenter Repository Services that run on this node use the same environment variable. You can configure a PowerCenter Repository Service process to use a different value for the database client code page environment variable than the value set for the node.
You can configure the code page environment variable for a PowerCenter Repository Service process when the PowerCenter Repository Service process requires a different database client code page than the PowerCenter Integration Service process running on the same node.
For example, the PowerCenter Integration Service reads from and writes to databases using the UTF-8 code page. The PowerCenter Integration Service requires that the code page environment variable be set to UTF-8. However, you have a Shift-JIS repository that requires that the code page environment variable be set to Shift-JIS. Set the environment variable on the node to UTF-8. Then add the environment variable to the PowerCenter Repository Service process properties and set the value to Shift-JIS.