You can define, edit, or test the connection component of an adapter in the Connectivity phase.
You can define and edit data types and native metadata object components of an adapter in the Metadata phase. You can also define common metadata for Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services connectors in the Metadata phase. You can test the adapter metadata components in the Metadata phase.
You can define, edit, and test the adapter run-time components in the Runtime phase.
You can publish the adapter to a location or deploy the adapter on local Informatica services and client directories in the Export/Publish phase.