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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Installation Getting Started
  3. Part 2: Before You Install the Services
  4. Part 3: Run the Services Installer
  5. Part 4: After You Install the Services
  6. Part 5: Informatica Client Installation
  7. Part 6: Uninstallation
  8. Appendix A: Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  9. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  10. Appendix C: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Installation for Data Engineering

Installation for Data Engineering

Configure Database Client Environment Variables

Configure Database Client Environment Variables

Configure database client environment variables on the machines that run the Data Integration Service, PowerCenter Integration Service, and PowerCenter Repository Service processes.
After you configure the database environment variables, you can test the connection to the database from the database client.

Oracle database

The following table lists the database environment variables that you need to set for the Oracle database with
sqlplus
as the database utility:
Environment Variable
Value
ORACLE_HOME
<
Client InstallDatabasePath
>
PATH
<
DatabasePath
>/bin and
USER_INSTALL_DIR/server/bin:$PATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH
$Oracle_HOME/lib
and
USER_INSTALL_DIR/server/bin:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
TNS_ADMIN
Set to the location of the tnsnames.ora file:
$ORACLE_HOME/network/admin
INFA_TRUSTSTORE
For default SSL domain, add to: USER_INSTALL_DIR/services/shared/security
For custom SSL domain, set INFA_TRUSTSTORE and INFA_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD

IBM DB2 database

The following table lists the database environment variables that you need to set for the IBM DB2 database with
db2connect
as the database utility:
Environment Variable
Value
DB2DIR
<
database path
>
DB2INSTANCE
<
DB2InstanceName
>
PATH
<
database path
>/bin

Sybase ASE database

The following table lists the database environment variables that you need to set for the Sybase ASE database with
isql
as the database utility:
Environment Variable
Value
SYBASE15
<<
database path
>/sybase
<version>
>
SYBASE_ASE
${SYBASE15}/ASE-
<version>
SYBASE_OCS
${SYBASE15}/OCS-
<version>
PATH
${SYBASE_ASE}/bin:${SYBASE_OCS}/bin:$PATH

PostgreSQL database

The following table lists the database environment variables that you need to set for the PostgreSQL database:
Environment Variable
Value
PGSERVICEFILE
Set to the location of the pg_service.conf file:
<pg_service.conf file directory>/pg_service.conf
PGHOME
/usr/pgsql -10
PATH
$PGHOME:${PATH}
LD_LIBRARY_PATH
$PGHOME/lib:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}
INFA_TRUSTSTORE
For default SSL domain, add to: <InstallationDirectory>/services/shared/security
For custom SSL domain, set INFA_TRUSTSTORE and INFA_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD
POSTGRES_ODBC
Set the value to 1 for the PostgreSQL ODBC connection. You can set it for all the repositories in the domain or for any PostgreSQL repository that uses an ODBC connection.

Microsoft SQL Server database

The following table lists the database environment variables that you need to set for the Microsoft SQL Server database:
Environment Variable
Value
ODBCHOME
USER_INSTALL_DIR/ODBC7.1
ODBCINI
$ODBCHOME/odbc.ini
ODBCINST
$ODBCHOME/odbcinst.ini
PATH
/opt/mssql-tools/bin:$PATH$PATH
USER_INSTALL_DIR/ODBC7.1:$PATH
USER_INSTALL_DIR/server/bin:$PATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH
$ODBCHOME/lib
INFA_TRUSTSTORE
USER_INSTALL_DIR/server/bin:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
For default SSL domain, add to: USER_INSTALL_DIR/services/shared/security
For custom SSL domain, set INFA_TRUSTSTORE and INFA_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD