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

Manage Services Privilege

Manage Services Privilege

Users assigned the Manage Services privilege can create, configure, move, remove, and grant permission on application services and license objects.
The Manage Services privilege includes the Manage Service Execution privilege.
The following table lists the required permissions and the actions that users can perform with the Manage Services privilege:
Permission On Description
Domain or parent folder User is able to create license objects.
Domain or parent folder, node or grid where application service runs, license object, and any associated application service User is able to create application services.
Application service User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Configure application services.
  • Grant permission on application services.
Original and destination folders User is able to move application services or license objects from one folder to another.
Domain or parent folder and application service User is able to remove application services.
Analyst Service User is able to create and delete audit trail tables.
Metadata Manager Service User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Back up Metadata Manager repository content.
  • Delete Metadata Manager repository content.
  • Upgrade the content of the Metadata Manager Service.
To create or restore Metadata Manager repository content, the user must belong to the default Administrator group.
Metadata Manager Service
PowerCenter Repository Service
User is able to restore the PowerCenter repository for Metadata Manager.
Model Repository Service User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Create and delete Model repository content.
  • Create, delete, and re-index the search index.
  • Upgrade the content of the Model Repository Service from the Actions menu or from the command line. The user must also have the Create, Edit and Delete Projects privilege on the Model Repository Service and write permission on the projects.
PowerCenter Integration Service User is able to run the PowerCenter Integration Service in safe mode.
PowerCenter Repository Service User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Back up, restore, and upgrade the PowerCenter repository.
  • Configure data lineage for the PowerCenter repository.
  • Copy content from another PowerCenter repository.
  • Close user connections and release PowerCenter repository locks.
  • Create and delete PowerCenter repository content.
  • Create, edit, and delete reusable metadata extensions in the PowerCenter Repository Manager.
  • Enable version control for the PowerCenter repository.
  • Manage a PowerCenter repository domain.
  • Perform an advanced purge of object versions at the repository level in the PowerCenter Repository Manager.
  • Register and unregister PowerCenter repository plug-ins.
  • Run the PowerCenter repository in exclusive mode.
  • Send PowerCenter repository notifications to users.
  • Update PowerCenter repository statistics.
  • Upgrade the content of the PowerCenter Repository Service.
Test Data Manager Service User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Create and delete the Test Data Manager repository content.
  • Upgrade the content of the Test Data Manager Service.
License object User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Edit license objects.
  • Grant permission on license objects.
License object and application service User is able to assign a license to an application service.
Domain or parent folder and license object User is able to remove license objects.

Updated May 17, 2019


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