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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: 10.2
  3. Part 2: Version 10.1.1
  4. Part 3: Version 10.1
  5. Part 4: Version 10.0
  6. Part 5: Version 9.6.1
  7. Part 6: Version 9.6.0

Metadata Manager

Metadata Manager

This section describes new features and enhancements to Metadata Manager.

Security Enhancements

Metadata Manager contains the following security enhancements:
Connection to secure relational databases
Metadata Manager can communicate with secure IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle databases. Metadata Manager can communicate with these databases when they are used for the Metadata Manager repository, for the PowerCenter repository, or as metadata sources.
For more information, see the
Informatica PowerCenter 9.6.0 Metadata Manager Administrator Guide
.
Kerberos authentication
Metadata Manager can run on a domain that is configured with Kerberos authentication.
For information about configuring the domain to use Kerberos authentication, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Security Guide
. For information about running Metadata Manager and mmcmd when the domain uses Kerberos authentication, see the
Informatica PowerCenter 9.6.0 Metadata Manager Administrator Guide
.
Two-factor authentication
Metadata Manager can run on a Windows network that uses two factor authentication.
For more information, see the
Informatica 9.6.0 Security Guide
.

Business Glossary Resources

You can create Business Glossary resources that are based on Informatica Analyst business glossaries. Create a Business Glossary resource to extract metadata from an Informatica Analyst business glossary.
For information about creating resources, see the
Informatica PowerCenter 9.6.0 Metadata Manager Administrator Guide
. For information about viewing resources, see the
Informatica PowerCenter 9.6.0 Metadata Manager User Guide
.

Resource Versions

You can create resources of the following versions:
  • Microstrategy 9.3.1 and 9.4.1. Previously, you could create Microstrategy resources up to version 9.2.1.
  • Netezza 7.0. Previously, you could create Netezza resources up to version 6.0.
For information about creating resources, see the
Informatica PowerCenter 9.6.0 Metadata Manager Administrator Guide
.

Browser Support

You can run the Metadata Manager application in the Google Chrome web browser.


Updated August 28, 2020