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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Version 10.4.0
  3. Part 2: Version 10.2.2
  4. Part 3: Version 10.2.1
  5. Part 4: Version 10.2
  6. Part 5: Version 10.1.1
  7. Part 6: Version 10.1

Application Patch Deployment

Application Patch Deployment

Effective in version 10.4.0, application patch deployment has new functionality in the following areas:

Incremental Deployment Wizard

Effective in version 10.4.0, you can perform the following tasks in the Incremental Deployment wizard:
  • Optionally, you can enter a patch description.
  • Optionally, you can choose to retain or discard state information.
    State information refers to mapping properties and the properties of run-time objects such as mapping outputs or the Sequence Generator transformation.
For more information about the Incremental Deployment wizard, see the "Application Patch Deployment" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Developer Tool Guide
.
For more information about state information, see the "Application Deployment" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

Patch History

Effective in version 10.4.0, the patch history in the Incremental Deployment wizard shows both the patch name and the patch description of the patches that were deployed to update the incremental application. The time that the patch was created is appended to the beginning of the patch description.
Additionally, you can use the Administrator tool to view the patch history for a deployed incremental application.
For more information about the patch history, see the "Application Patch Deployment" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Developer Tool Guide
.
For more information about deployed applications, see the "Data Integration Service Applications" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Application Service Guide
.

Application Patch Archive Files

Effective in version 10.4.0, application patch archive files additionally store the patch description and indicate whether state information is retained.
For more information about patch history, see the "Application Patch Deployment" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Developer Tool Guide
.

infacmd tools Commands

Effective in version 10.4.0, the infacmd tools patchApplication command has the following new option:
Option
Argument
Description
-RetainStateInformation
-rsi
True | False
Optional. Indicates whether state information is retained or discarded. State information refers to mapping properties and the properties of run-time objects such as mapping outputs or the Sequence Generator transformation.
For more information, see the "infacmd tools Command Reference" chapter in the
Informatica 10.4.0 Command Reference
.


Updated September 25, 2020