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. Appendix A: Command Line Privileges and Permissions
  14. Appendix B: Custom Roles
  15. Appendix C: Default List of Cipher Suites

Security Guide

Security Guide

Creating Native UsersCreating UsersCreating Users

Creating Native Users
Creating Users
Creating Users

Add, edit, or delete native users on the Security tab.
  1. In the Administrator tool, click the Security tab.
  2. On the Security Actions menu, click Create User.
  3. Enter the following details for the user:
    Login Name
    Login name for the user account. The login name for a user account must be unique within the security domain to which it belongs.
    The name is not case sensitive and cannot exceed 128 characters. It cannot include a tab, newline character, or the following special characters:
    , + " \ < > ; / * % ? &
    The name can include an ASCII space character except for the first and last character. All other space characters are not allowed.
    Password for the user account. The password can be from 1 through 80 characters long.
    Confirm Password
    Enter the password again to confirm. You must retype the password. Do not copy and paste the password.
    Full Name
    Full name for the user account. The full name cannot include the following special characters:
    < > “
    Description of the user account. The description cannot exceed 765 characters or include the following special characters:
    < > “
    Email address for the user. The email address cannot include the following special characters:
    < > “
    Enter the email address in the format UserName@Domain.
    Telephone number for the user. The telephone number cannot include the following special characters:
    < > “
  4. Click OK to save the user account.
    After you create a user account, the details panel displays the properties of the user account and the groups that the user is assigned to.