The installer files are compressed and distributed as a compressed file.
You can get the installation file from the FTP link contained in your fulfillment email. Download the Informatica installation tar file from the Informatica Electronic Software Download site to a directory on your machine and then extract the installer files.
Extract the installer files to a directory on your machine. The user that runs the installer must have read and write permissions on the installer files directory and execute permissions on the executable file.
Make sure that you download the file to a local directory or a shared network drive that is mapped on your machine. You can then extract the installer files. However, you cannot run the installer from a mapped file. Copy the extracted files to a local drive and then run the installer.