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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

Configuring Native Connectivity

Configuring Native Connectivity

You can configure native connectivity to a PostgreSQL database to increase performance.
The following steps provide a guideline for configuring native connectivity through PostgreSQL. For specific instructions, see the database documentation.
  1. To configure connectivity for the PowerCenter Integration Service and PowerCenter Repository Service process, log in to the machine as a user who can start the server process.
  2. To install PostgreSQL database for the PowerCenter repository, set values for the PostgreSQL database host, port, and service name for the
    pg_service.conf
    file in the following format:
    [PCRS_DB_SERVICE_NAME] host=Database host IP port=Database port dbname=PowerCenter Repository Service database service name
    To securely connect to PostgreSQL for the PowerCenter repository, set the
    sslmode
    to
    require
    along with the remaining required database properties in the
    pg_service.conf
    file in the following format:
    sslmode=require
  3. Set the PGSERVICEFILE, PGHOME, and PATH environment variables.
    PGSERVICEFILE
    . Set the variable to the
    pg_service.conf
    file that contains the connection parameters for PostgreSQL database connection. For example, set the variable as follows:
    Using a Bourne shell:
    $ export PGSERVICEFILE; PGSERVICEFILE=<InstallationDirectory>/pg_service.conf
    Using a C shell:
    $ setenv PGSERVICEFILE <InstallationDirectory>/pg_service.conf
    PGHOME
    . Set the variable to the PostgreSQL installation path where you have installed the PostgreSQL client. For example, set the variable as follows:
    Using a Bourne shell:
    $ export PGHOME; PGHOME=/usr/pgsql-10
    Using a C shell:
    $ setenv PGHOME /usr/pgsql-10
    PATH
    . To run the PostgreSQL command line programs, set the variable to include the PostgreSQL client directory, psql. For example, set the variable as follows:
    Using a Bourne shell:
    $ export PATH; PATH=${PATH}:${PGHOME}
    Using a C shell:
    $ setenv PATH ${PGHOME}:${PATH}
  4. Verify that you can connect to the PostgreSQL database.
    To connect to the PostgreSQL database, launch the psql utility and enter the connectivity information.