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  1. Preface
  2. Workflow Manager
  3. Workflows and Worklets
  4. Sessions
  5. Session Configuration Object
  6. Tasks
  7. Sources
  8. Targets
  9. Connection Objects
  10. Validation
  11. Scheduling and Running Workflows
  12. Sending Email
  13. Workflow Monitor
  14. Workflow Monitor Details
  15. Session and Workflow Logs
  16. Appendix A: Session Properties Reference
  17. Appendix B: Workflow Properties Reference

PowerExchange for Greenplum Connections

PowerExchange for Greenplum Connections

When you configure a Greenplum connection, you define the connection attributes that the PowerCenter Integration Service uses to connect to Greenplum.
The following table describes the Greenplum connection properties that you must configure:
Connection Attribute
Description
Name
Name for the Greenplum relational connection.
User Name
User name with permissions to access the Greenplum database.
You can connect to a database that runs on a network that uses Kerberos authentication. To configure Kerberos authentication for the database connection, set the user name to the reserved word
PmKerberosUser
. If you use Kerberos authentication, the connection uses the credentials of the user account that runs the session to connect to the database. The user account must have a user principal on the Kerberos network where the database runs.
Password
Password to connect to the Greenplum database.
If you set the user name to
PmKerberosUser
to use Kerberos authentication for the database connection, set the password to the reserved word
PmKerberosPassword
. The connection uses the credentials of the user account that runs the session to connect to the database.
Host Name
Host name or IP address of the Greenplum server.
Port
Greenplum server port number. If you enter 0, the gpload utility reads from the environment variable $PGPORT. Default is 5432.
Database
Name of the database.
Enable SSL
Select this option to establish secure communication between the gpload utility and the Greenplum server over SSL.
Applicable for Greenplum connections used for loading data to Greenplum.
Not applicable for Greenplum reader.
Not applicable for Greenplum writer on the Windows platform.
Certificate Path
Path where the SSL certificates for the Greenplum server are stored.
For information about the files that need to be present in the certificates path, see the gpload documentation.
Schema
Name of the schema that contains the metadata for Greenplum targets. Default is public.