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

Application Client Administrator

Application Client Administrator

An application client administrator can create and manage objects in an application client. You must create administrator accounts for the application clients. To limit administrator privileges and keep application clients secure, create a separate administrator account for each application client.
By default, the application client administrator does not have permissions or privileges on the domain. Without permissions or privileges on the domain, the application client administrator cannot log in to the Administrator tool to manage the application service.
You can set up the following application client administrators:
Informatica Analyst administrator
Has full permissions and privileges in Informatica Analyst. The Informatica Analyst administrator can log in to Informatica Analyst to create and manage projects and objects in projects and perform all tasks in the application client.
To create an Informatica Analyst administrator, assign a user the Administrator role for an Analyst Service and for the associated Model Repository Service.
Informatica Developer administrator
Has full permissions and privileges in Informatica Developer. The Informatica Developer administrator can log in to Informatica Developer to create and manage projects and objects in projects and perform all tasks in the application client.
To create an Informatica Developer administrator, assign a user the Administrator role for a Model Repository Service.
Metadata Manager administrator
Has full permissions and privileges in Metadata Manager. The Metadata Manager administrator can log in to Metadata Manager to create and manage Metadata Manager objects and perform all tasks in the application client.
To create a Metadata Manager administrator, assign a user the Administrator role for a Metadata Manager Service.
Test Data administrator
Has full permissions and privileges in Test Data Manager. The Test Data Manager administrator can log in to Test Data Manager to create and manage Test Data Manager objects and perform all tasks in the application client.
To create a Test Data administrator, assign a user the Administrator role for a Test Data Manager Service.
PowerCenter Client administrator
Has full permissions and privileges on all objects in the PowerCenter Client. The PowerCenter Client administrator can log in to the PowerCenter Client to manage the PowerCenter repository objects and perform all tasks in the PowerCenter Client. The PowerCenter Client administrator can also perform all tasks in the pmrep and pmcmd command line programs.
To create a PowerCenter Client administrator, assign a user the Administrator role for a PowerCenter Repository Service.

Updated May 17, 2019


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