For information about creating application connections, see theappropriate PowerExchange application section in this chapter or PowerExchange Interfaces for PowerCenter.The Connection Browser dialog box appears, listing all the source and targetconnections available for the selected connection type.
Click New.If you selected FTP as the connection type, the Connection Object dialog boxappears. Go to step5.If you selected Relational, Queue, Application, or Loader connection type, theSelect Subtype dialog box appears.
In the Select Subtype dialog box, select the type of database connection youwant to create.
Enter the properties for the type of connection object you want to create.The Connection Object Definition dialog box displays different propertiesdepending on the type of connection object you create. For more informationabout connection object properties, see the section for each specific connectiontype in this chapter.
Click OK.The new database connection appears in the Connection Browser list.
To add more database connections, repeat steps3to6.
Click OK to save all changes.
Editing a Connection Object
You can change connection information at any time. If you edit a connectionobject used by a workflow, the Integration Service uses the updated connectioninformation the next time the workflow runs. You might use this functionalitywhen moving from test to production.To edit a connection object:
Open the Connection Browser dialog box for the connection object. For example, click Connections > Relational to open the Connection Browser dialog box for a relational database connection.
Click Edit.The Connection Object Definition dialog box appears.
Enter the values for the properties you want to modify.The connection properties vary depending on the type of connection you select.For more information about connection properties, see the section for eachspecific connection type in this chapter.
Deleting a Connection Object
When you delete a connection object, the Workflow Manager invalidates allsessions that use these connections. To make the sessions valid, you must editthem and replace the missing connections.To delete a connection object: