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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

Secure Data Storage

Secure Data Storage

When you install the Informatica services, you must back up the site key that the installer generates and ensure that you save the site key. If you lose the site key, you cannot generate the site key again.
Use the following table to record the information that you need to configure secure data storage:
Property
Description
Encryption key directory
Directory in which to store the encryption key for the domain. By default, the encryption key is created in the following directory:
<Informatica installation directory>/isp/config/keys
.
Specify if you want to back up the site key that the installer generates or not:
Specify if you want to back up the site key that the installer generates or not:
  • Select
    1
    for No. If you choose No, the installer exits.
  • Select
    2
    for Yes. If you choose Yes, you agree to back up the file manually.
    A unique site key is generated. If you lose the site key, you cannot generate the site key again. Make sure that you save a copy of this key and do not share the unique site key with others.