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  1. Installation Overview
  2. Before You Install the Services
  3. Service Installation
  4. After You Install the Services
  5. Client Installation
  6. Uninstallation
  7. Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  8. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  9. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  10. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database
  11. Installation and Configuration Checklist
  12. Split Domain Configuration for Metadata Manager

Installation and Configuration Guide

Installation and Configuration Guide

Informatica Clients

Informatica Clients

The Informatica clients are a group of clients that you use to access underlying Informatica functionality. The clients make requests to the Service Manager or to application services.
The Informatica clients consist of thick client applications and thin or web client applications. You use the clients to access the services in the domain. When you run the Informatica client installation, you can choose to install the thick client applications.
The clients that you use depend on the license key generated for your organization.
You can install the following thick client applications:
Informatica Developer
The Developer tool is a client application that you use to create and run data objects, mappings, profiles, workflows, and virtual databases. Objects that you create in the Developer tool are stored in a Model repository and are run by a Data Integration Service.
PowerCenter® Client
The PowerCenter Client is a client application that you use to define sources and targets, create transformations and build mappings, and create workflows to run mappings. Objects that you create in the PowerCenter Client are stored in a PowerCenter repository and run by a PowerCenter Integration Service.
You can create application services to run the following thin or web client applications:
Analyst tool
The Analyst tool is a web application that you use to analyze, cleanse, integrate, and standardize data in an enterprise. The Analyst Service runs the Analyst tool. Objects that you create in the Analyst tool are stored in a Model repository and are run by a Data Integration Service.
Metadata Manager
Metadata Manager is a web application that you use to browse and analyze metadata from disparate metadata repositories. The Metadata Manager Service runs the Metadata Manager application. Objects that you create in Metadata Manager are stored in a Metadata Manager repository.
Web Services Hub Console
The Web Services Hub Console is a web application that you use to manage the web services you create in PowerCenter. The Web Services Hub Service runs the Web Services Hub Console.