To create a relational source definition, use the Source Analyzer to import source metadata.
To import a relational source definition:
In the Source Analyzer, click
Import from Database.
Select the ODBC data source used to connect to the source database.
If you need to create or modify an ODBC data source, click the
to open the ODBC Administrator. Create the data source, and click
. Select the new ODBC data source.
Enter a database user name and password to connect to the database.
You must have the appropriate database permissions to view the object.
You may need to specify the owner name for database objects you want to use as sources.
Optionally, use the search field to limit the number of tables that appear.
To enable case-sensitive search for a table, enclose the search string in double quotes.
If no table names appear, or if the table you want to import does not appear, click
Scroll down through the list of sources to find the source you want to import. Select the relational object or objects you want to import.
You can hold down the Shift key to select a block of sources within one folder or hold down the Ctrl key to make non-consecutive selections within a folder. You can also select all tables within a folder by selecting the folder and clicking Select
. Use the
button to clear all highlighted selections.
The source definition appears in the
. In the
, the new source definition appears in the
of the active repository folder, under the source database name.