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

Catalog Privilege Group

Catalog Privilege Group

The privileges in the Catalog privilege group determine the tasks that users can perform on the Browse tab of the Metadata Manager application. A user with the privilege to perform a certain action also requires permissions to perform the action on a particular object. Configure permissions on the Security tab of the Metadata Manager application.
The following table lists the privileges in the Catalog privilege group and the permissions required to perform a task on an object:
Privilege Includes Privileges Permission Description
Share Shortcuts n/a Write User is able to share a folder that contains a shortcut with other users and groups.
View Lineage n/a Read User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Run data lineage analysis on metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
  • Run data lineage analysis from the PowerCenter Designer. Users must also have read permission on the PowerCenter repository folder.
View Related Catalogs n/a Read
User is able to view related catalogs.
View Profile Results n/a Read
User is able to view profiling information for metadata objects in the catalog from a relational source.
View Catalog n/a Read User is able to perform the following actions:
  • View resources and metadata objects in the metadata catalog.
  • Search the metadata catalog.
View Relationships n/a Read User is able to view relationships for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Manage Relationships View Relationships Write User is able to create, edit, and delete relationships for custom metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Comments n/a Read User is able to view comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Post Comments View Comments Write User is able to add comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Delete Comments
  • Post Comments
  • View Comments
Write User is able to delete comments for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Links n/a Read User is able to view links for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
Manage Links View Links Write User is able to create, edit, and delete links for metadata objects, categories, and business terms.
View Glossary n/a Read User is able to perform the following actions:
  • View business glossaries in the Glossary view.
  • Search business glossaries.
Manage Objects n/a Write User is able to perform the following actions:
  • Edit metadata objects in the catalog.
  • Create, edit, and delete custom metadata objects. Users must also have the View Model privilege.
  • Create, edit, and delete custom metadata resources. Users must also have the Manage Resource privilege.

Updated July 24, 2019


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