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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

Content Management Service Parameters and Database

Content Management Service Parameters and Database

After you configure the Data Integration Service, you can configure the parameters for the Content Management Service.
  1. Enter the following service parameter information:
    Parameter
    Description
    Content Management Service name
    Name of the Content Management Service to create in the Informatica domain.
    HTTP protocol type
    Type of connection to the Content Management Service. Select one of the following options:
    • HTTP. Requests to the service uses an HTTP connection.
    • HTTPS. Requests to the service uses a secure HTTP connection.
    HTTP port
    Port number to use for the Content Management Service. Default is 8105.
  2. If you select a keystore for the Content Management Service, enter the keystore file and port number for the HTTPS connection to the Content Management Service.
    Select whether to use a keystore file generated by the installer or a keystore file you create. You can use a keystore file with a self-signed certificate or a certificate signed by a certification authority.
    • Use the default keystore generated by the installer.
    • Specify the location and password of a custom keystore file.
    If you select to use a keystore file generated by the installer, the installer creates a self-signed keystore file named Default.keystore in the following location:
    <Informatica installation directory>/tomcat/conf/
  3. Select the database type for the reference data warehouse.
    The following table lists the databases for the reference data warehouse:
    Prompt
    Description
    Database type
    Type of database for the reference data warehouse. Select from the following options:
    • Oracle
    • IBM DB2
    • Microsoft SQL Server
  4. 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.
    If you select IBM DB2, specify the tablespace for the repository tables:
    Property
    Description
    Tablespace
    Name of the tablespace in which to create the tables. Specify a tablespace that meets the pageSize requirement of 32768 bytes.
    In a single partition database, if this option is not selected, the installer creates the tables in the default tablespace.
    In a multipartition database, select this option and specify the name of the tablespace that resides in the catalog partition of the database.
  5. To specify the schema name, press
    1
    . If you do not want to specify a schema name, press
    2
    . Default is 2. If you select Microsoft SQL Server, specify the schema for the repository tables and database connection. If you do not specify a schema name, the installer creates the tables in the default schema.
  6. 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=
        Microsoft Azure SQL
        jdbc:Informatica:sqlserver://<host name>:<port number>;SelectMethod=cursor;DatabaseName=<database name>;SnapshotSerializable=true;EncryptionMethod=SSL;HostNameInCertificate=*.database.windows.net;ValidateServerCertificate=false
        Verify that the connection string contains all the connection parameters required by your database system.
  7. Enter the data access connection string.