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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

Metadata Access Service

Metadata Access Service

The Metadata Access Service is an application service that allows the Developer tool to access the Hadoop environment to import and preview metadata. If the domain uses non-Kerberos authentication, you can create and configure the Metadata Access Service. If the domain uses Kerberos authentication, don't choose to create the Metadata Access Service.
The following table summarizes the dependencies for products, services, and databases that are associated with the Metadata Access Service along with the installer restrictions:
Dependency
Summary
Products
The following products use the Metadata Access Service:
  • Data Engineering Integration
  • Data Engineering Quality
  • Data Engineering Streaming
  • Enterprise Data Catalog
  • Enterprise Data Preparation
Services
The Metadata Access Service does not require an association with another application service.
Databases
The Metadata Access Service does not have an associated database.
Installer
You can create the Metadata Access Service when you run the installer.