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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Installation Getting Started
  3. Part 2: Before You Install the Services
  4. Part 3: Run the Services Installer
  5. Part 4: After You Install the Services
  6. Part 5: Informatica Client Installation
  7. Part 6: Uninstallation
  8. Appendix A: Starting and Stopping Informatica Services
  9. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  10. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  11. Appendix D: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Installation for PowerCenter and Data Quality

Installation for PowerCenter and Data Quality

Profiling Warehouse Database

Profiling Warehouse Database

After you configure the Content Management Service, you can you can configure the data profiling warehouse database.
  1. Select the database type for the data profiling warehouse.
    The following table lists the databases for the data profiling warehouse.
    Prompt
    Description
    Database type
    Type of database for the data profiling warehouse. Select from the following options:
    • Oracle
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • IBM DB2
  2. Enter the properties for the database user account.
    The following table lists the properties for the database user account:
    Property
    Description
    Database user ID
    Name for the reference data warehouse user account.
    Database user password
    Password for the reference data warehouse user account.
  3. To enter the JDBC connection information using the JDBC URL information, press
    1
    . To enter the JDBC connection information using a custom JDBC connection string, press
    2
    .
    1. Enter the JDBC connection information.
      • To enter the connection information using the JDBC URL information, specify the JDBC URL properties.
        The following table describes the database connection information:
        Prompt
        Description
        Database host name
        Host name for the database.
        Database port number
        Port number for the database.
        Database service name
        Service or database name :
        • Oracle: Enter the service name.
        • Microsoft SQL Server: Enter the database name.
        • IBM DB2: Enter the service name.
        Configure JDBC Parameters
        Select whether to add additional JDBC parameters to the connection string:
        1 - Yes
        2 - No
        If you select Yes, enter the parameters or press Enter to accept the default.
        If you select No, the installer creates the JDBC connection string without parameters.
      • To enter the connection information using a custom JDBC connection string, type the connection string.
        Use the following syntax in the JDBC connection string:
        IBM DB2
        jdbc:Informatica:db2://<host name>:<port number>;DatabaseName=
        Oracle
        jdbc:Informatica:oracle://<host name>:<port number>;ServiceName=
        Use the following connection string to connect to the Oracle database through the Oracle Connection Manager:
        jdbc:Informatica:oracle:TNSNamesFile=<fully qualified path to the tnsnames.ora file>;TNSServerName=<TNS name>;
        Microsoft SQL Server
        jdbc:Informatica:sqlserver://<host name>:<port number>;SelectMethod=cursor;DatabaseName=
        Verify that the connection string contains all the connection parameters required by your database system.