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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 Integration Service

Create the PowerCenter Integration Service

Use the service creation wizard in the Administrator tool to create the service.
Before you create the PowerCenter Integration Service, verify that you created the following service:

    PowerCenter Repository Service

  1. In the Administrator tool, click the
    Manage
    tab.
  2. Click
    Actions
    New
    PowerCenter Integration Service
    .
    The
    New PowerCenter Integration Service
    dialog box appears.
  3. On the
    New PowerCenter Integration Service - Step 1 of 2
    page, enter the following properties:
    Property
    Description
    Name
    Name of the service. The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. It cannot exceed 128 characters or begin with @. It also cannot contain spaces or the following special characters:
    ` ~ % ^ * + = { } \ ; : ' " / ? . , < > | ! ( ) ] [
    Description
    Description of the service. The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
    Location
    Domain and folder where the service is created. Click
    Browse
    to choose a different folder. You can move the service after you create it.
    License
    License object that allows use of the service.
    Node
    Node on which the service runs.
    Assign
    Select
    Node
    to configure the service to run on a node. If your license includes grid, you can create a grid and assign the service to run on the grid after you create the service.
    Primary Node
    If your license includes high availability, node on which the service runs by default. Required if you select a license that includes high availability.
    Backup Nodes
    If your license includes high availability, nodes on which the service can run if the primary node is unavailable.
  4. Click
    Next
    .
  5. On the
    New PowerCenter Integration Service - Step 2 of 2
    page, enter the following properties:
    Property
    Description
    PowerCenter Repository Service
    PowerCenter Repository Service you want to associate with the service.
    Username
    User name that the service uses to access the PowerCenter Repository Service. Enter the PowerCenter repository user that you created. Required when you associate a PowerCenter Repository Service with the service.
    Not available for a domain with Kerberos authentication.
    Password
    Password associated with the PowerCenter repository user.
    Not available for a domain with Kerberos authentication.
    Security Domain
    LDAP security domain for the PowerCenter repository user. The
    Security Domain
    field appears when the Informatica domain contains an LDAP security domain. Required when you associate a PowerCenter Repository Service with the service.
    Not available for a domain with Kerberos authentication.
  6. Select the data movement mode that determines how the PowerCenter Integration Service handles character data. Choose ASCII or Unicode. Default is ASCII.
    In ASCII mode, the PowerCenter Integration Service recognizes 7-bit ASCII and EBCDIC characters and stores each character in a single byte. In Unicode mode, the PowerCenter Integration Service recognizes multibyte character sets as defined by the supported code pages. Use Unicode mode when the sources or targets use 8-bit or multibyte character sets and contain character data.
  7. Click
    Finish
    .
  8. On the
    Specify Code Pages
    dialog box, assign a code page for the PowerCenter Integration Service.
    The code page for the PowerCenter Integration Service must be compatible with the code page of the associated repository.
  9. Click
    OK
    .
    The domain creates the PowerCenter Integration Service. The domain does not enable the PowerCenter Integration Service during the service creation process.
  10. To enable the PowerCenter Integration Service, select the service in the Navigator, and click
    Actions
    Enable Service
    . The PowerCenter Repository Service must be running to enable the PowerCenter Integration Service.
After you create the service through the wizard, you can edit the properties or configure other properties.