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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

Before You Begin Checklist

Before You Begin Checklist

This chapter contains preliminary tasks that you must complete. Use this checklist to track preliminary tasks before you prepare for services.
  • Read the Informatica Release Notes for updates to the installation and upgrade process.
  • Verify system requirements:
    • Verify sizing requirements based upon your processing and concurrency requirements.
    • Review the patch requirements to verify that the machine has the required operating system patches and libraries.
    • Verify that the port numbers to use for application service processes are available on the machines where you install the Informatica services.
    • Verify that the operating system meets the file descriptor limit.
  • Back up the Data Transformation files that were created in a previous installation.
  • Review system environment variables.
  • Create a system user account to run the installer.
  • Set up keystore and truststore files if you want to configure secure communication for the domain and set up a secure connection to web client applications.
  • Extract the installer files.
  • Verify the license key.