Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Using the Designer
  3. Working with Sources
  4. Working with Flat Files
  5. Working with Targets
  6. Mappings
  7. Mapplets
  8. Mapping Parameters and Variables
  9. Working with User-Defined Functions
  10. Using the Debugger
  11. Viewing Data Lineage
  12. Comparing Objects
  13. Managing Business Components
  14. Creating Cubes and Dimensions
  15. Using the Mapping Wizards
  16. Datatype Reference
  17. Configure the Web Browser

Configure the Web Browser

Configure the Web Browser

Some PowerCenter Client browser functions require you to configure the following options in Internet Explorer:
Adobe Flash Player Plug-In
Metadata Manager requires the Adobe Flash Player plug-in version 9 or later to upload PowerCenter parameter files and to display data lineage. To upload PowerCenter parameter files or to run data lineage analysis in Metadata Manager or from the Designer, download and install the Flash Player plug-in on the web browser. Get the Flash Player plug-in from the following web site:
Scripting and ActiveX
Enable the following controls on Microsoft Internet Explorer:
  • Active scripting
  • Allow programmatic clipboard access
  • Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins
  • Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting
To configure the controls, click
Internet options
Custom level
Configure the scripting and ActiveX controls to display the Start Page for the PowerCenter Client.

Updated July 02, 2020