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

Building a PowerCenter Repository Domain

Building a PowerCenter Repository Domain

Use the following steps as a guideline to connect separate PowerCenter repositories into a repository domain:
  1. Create a repository and configure it as a global repository. You can specify that a repository is the global repository when you create the PowerCenter Repository Service. Alternatively, you can promote an existing local repository to a global repository.
  2. Register local repositories with the global repository. After a local repository is registered, you can connect to the global repository from the local repository and you can connect to the local repository from the global repository.
  3. Create user accounts for users performing cross-repository work. A user who needs to connect to multiple repositories must have privileges for each PowerCenter Repository Service.
    When the global and local repositories exist in different Informatica domains, the user must have an identical user name, password, and security domain in each Informatica domain. Although the user name, password, and security domain must be the same, the user can be a member of different user groups and can have a different set of privileges for each PowerCenter Repository Service.
  4. Configure the user account used to access the repository associated with the PowerCenter Integration Service. To run a session that uses a global shortcut, the PowerCenter Integration Service must access the repository in which the mapping is saved and the global repository with the shortcut information. You enable this behavior by configuring the user account used to access the repository associated with the PowerCenter Integration Service. This user account must have privileges for the following services:
    • The local PowerCenter Repository Service associated with the PowerCenter Integration Service
    • The global PowerCenter Repository Service in the domain