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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

Create the PowerCenter Repository User

Create the PowerCenter Repository User

If the domain does not use Kerberos authentication, the domain uses a user account to authenticate other application services that make requests to the PowerCenter Repository Service. You must create a user account and assign the user the Administrator role for the PowerCenter Repository Service.
When you create an application service that depends on the PowerCenter Repository Service, you provide the name of the PowerCenter Repository Service and of this PowerCenter repository user.
  1. In the Administrator tool, click the
    Security
    tab.
  2. On the Security Actions menu, click
    Create User
    to create a native user account.
    If you set up LDAP authentication in the domain, you can use an LDAP user account for the PowerCenter repository user.
  3. Enter the following properties for the user:
    Property
    Description
    Login Name
    Login name for the user account. The login name for a user account must be unique within the security domain to which it belongs.
    The name is not case sensitive and cannot exceed 128 characters. It cannot include a tab, newline character, or the following special characters:
    , + " \ < > ; / * % ? &
    The name can include an ASCII space character except for the first and last character. All other space characters are not allowed.
    Password
    Password for the user account. The password can be from 1 through 80 characters long.
    Confirm Password
    Enter the password again to confirm. You must retype the password. Do not copy and paste the password.
    Full Name
    Full name for the user account. The full name cannot include the following special characters:
    < > “
    Description
    Description of the user account. The description cannot exceed 765 characters or include the following special characters:
    < > “
  4. Click
    OK
    .
    The user properties appear.
  5. Click the
    Privileges
    tab.
  6. Click
    Edit
    .
    The
    Edit Roles and Privileges
    dialog box appears.
  7. On the
    Roles
    tab, expand the PowerCenter Repository Service.
  8. Under
    System Defined Roles
    , select Administrator and click
    OK
    .