components on the same machine that hosts the PowerCenter repository. The installation loads the VDS component libraries in the installation directory.
You can enable security for VDS if security is configured for the Informatica domain and if the domain uses secure network authentication to authenticate users. You can also configure high availability for the VDS components.
If you use multiple PowerCenter repositories, install the VDS components on each machine that hosts the PowerCenter repository.
You can install VDS in graphical mode on Windows and in console mode on Linux.