Table of Contents

  1. About the Security Guide
  2. Introduction to Informatica Security
  3. User Authentication
  4. LDAP Security Domains
  5. Kerberos Authentication
  6. Domain Security
  7. SAML Authentication for Informatica Web Applications
  8. Security Management in Informatica Administrator
  9. Users and Groups
  10. Privileges and Roles
  11. Permissions
  12. Audit Reports
  13. Command Line Privileges and Permissions
  14. Custom Roles
  15. Default List of Cipher Suites

Security Guide

Security Guide

Types of Web Service Permissions

Types of Web Service Permissions

An administrator assigns web service permissions to the following types of users and groups:
  • Web service consumer. A native domain user that sends a request to the web service and receives a response from the web service. The user must have execute permission on the web service.
  • Web service administrator. A user that can log into the Administrator, edit the web service properties, and grant permissions to other users.
  • Web service operator. A user that can log into the Administrator, monitor a web service, and start or stop a web service.
An administrator can assign the following permissions to users and groups:
  • Grant permission. Users can manage permissions on the web service objects using the Administrator tool or using the infacmd command line program.
  • Execute permission. Users can send web service requests and receive web service responses.
The following table describes the permissions for each SOAP web service object:
Object Grant Permission Execute Permission
SOAP Web service Grant and revoke permission on the web service and all web service operations within the web service. Send web service requests and receive web service responses from all web service operations within the web service.
SOAP Web service operation Grant, revoke, and deny permission on the web service operation. Send web service requests and receive web service responses from the web service operation.
The following table describes the permissions for each REST web service object:
Object Grant Permission Execute Permission
REST web service Grant and revoke permission on the REST web service and all web service resources within the web service. Send web service requests and receive web service responses from all web service resources in the REST web service.
REST resource Grant, revoke, and deny permission the REST web service resource. Send web service requests and receive web service responses from the REST web service resource.

Updated July 24, 2019


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