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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

IBM DB2 Connection Properties

IBM DB2 Connection Properties

Use a DB2 for LUW connection to access tables in a DB2 for LUW database.
The following table describes the DB2 for LUW connection properties:
Property
Description
User name
Database user name.
Password
Password for the user name.
Connection String for metadata access
Connection string to import physical data objects. Use the following connection string:
jdbc:informatica:db2://<host>:50000;databaseName=<dbname>
Connection String for data access
Connection string to preview data and run mappings. Enter
dbname
from the alias configured in the DB2 client.
Code Page
Database code page.
Environment SQL
Optional. Enter SQL commands to set the database environment when you connect to the database. The Data Integration Service executes the connection environment SQL each time it connects to the database.
Transaction SQL
Optional. Enter SQL commands to set the database environment when you connect to the database. The Data Integration Service executes the transaction environment SQL at the beginning of each transaction.
Retry Period
This property is reserved for future use.
Tablespace
Tablespace name of the DB2 for LUW database.
SQL Identifier Character
The type of character used to identify special characters and reserved SQL keywords, such as WHERE. The Data Integration Service places the selected character around special characters and reserved SQL keywords. The Data Integration Service also uses this character for the Support Mixed-case Identifiers property.
Support Mixed-case Identifiers
When enabled, the Data Integration Service places identifier characters around table, view, schema, synonym, and column names when generating and executing SQL against these objects in the connection. Use if the objects have mixed-case or lowercase names. By default, this option is not selected.