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  1. Preface
  2. Mappings
  3. Parameters
  4. CLAIRE recommendations
  5. Data catalog discovery
  6. Visio templates

Mappings

Mappings

Creating a Visio template

Creating a Visio template

Though you use the
Cloud Integration Template Designer
to configure Visio templates, you can use several methods to create the initial Visio template XML file.
The following table describes when and how to use each method. Use the method that best suits your requirements.
Visio template creation method
Description
Create the Visio template in the
Cloud Integration Template Designer
.
Use to create data flow logic entirely in the
Cloud Integration Template Designer
.
Export a mapping from PowerCenter.
Use when you have a PowerCenter mapping that you want to parameterize and use in Informatica Cloud.
To create a Visio template from an existing PowerCenter mapping:
  1. In the PowerCenter Designer, export the mapping to XML.
  2. In the
    Cloud Integration Template Designer
    , use the
    Create Template from Mapping XML
    button in the Informatica toolbar.
  3. Configure the template in the
    Cloud Integration Template Designer
    .
Export a task from
Data Integration
.
Use when you have a
Data Integration
synchronization
task or
mapping
task that you want to expand and parameterize.
To create a Visio template from an existing task:
  1. On the
    Explore
    page, navigate to the task.
  2. In the row for the task, click
    Actions
    Download Mapping XML
    .
  3. In the
    Cloud Integration Template Designer
    , use the
    Create Template from Mapping XML
    button in the Informatica toolbar.
  4. Configure the template in the
    Cloud Integration Template Designer
    .