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PowerCenter 8.

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Installation and Operational Guidelines

Platform Compatability
Permissible Server Platforms to install PowerCenter Services
Windows 2000 / 2003 Sun Solaris HP-UX IBM AIX Red Hat Linux

SUSE Linux

Platforms to install PowerCenter Client


Windows 2000/2003 Windows XP Windows Vista

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Prerequisites for PowerCenter Server Installation


Install Oracle Database The server on which PowerCenter Services are installed should be able to access the oracle database through a native connectivity. Hence install Oracle SQL*Plus environment on the server and configure TNS Listener Create a new database User accounts to hold Domain configuration metadata and PowerCenter Repository. The Database user accounts should have the following privileges : Connect (Role privileges)

Resource (Role privileges)


Select Catalog Role (Role privileges) Create Any view (System privileges)

The Database user account should be assigned a tablespace of minimum 50MB size

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INFA_DOMAIN INFA_SOURCE INFA_TARGET INFA_REP

CREATE USER INFA_REP IDENTIFIED BY INFA; GRANT CREATE SESSION,RESOURCE,SELECT_CATALOG_ROLE,CREATE ANY VIEW to INFA_REP;

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Credentials
Domain Schema User name Domain Schema Pwd Source Schema User Name Source Schema Pwd Target Schema User Name Target Schema Pwd Repository Schema User Name Repository Schema Pwd INFA_DOMAIN INFA INFA_SOURCE INFA INFA_TARGET INFA INFA_REP INFA
Before Installation, Create these users in your Database

During Installation create this Doamin user through installation wizard while you are configuring new doamin

Admin console Username Admin console Pwd

admin admin

Repository User name Repository Pwd

After Installation Create this Repository user through Administration Console to access the Repository under security domain

Administrator Administrator

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Extracting PC86
These are the software dumps for PC86 in the zip folder

Create two separate folder for extracting PC86_Server and PC86_Client


Extracting PC86 into separate folder

It is suggested to install the product in D:/ drive and create the folder structure as mentioned below

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Server Installation
Click on the folder in which you have extract the server from the zip folder

Click on install.bat to install the server on the machine

First screen that appears after Install.bat

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Server Installation wizard

Click OK

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Server Installation wizard

Click on Next

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Choose Installation Type


This type of installation can be used for the fresh installation of PowerCenter8.6.0

This type of installatio can be used to Upgrade the previous version of PowerCenter to PowerCenter8.6.0

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Install PowerCenter 8.6.0

Select Install PowerCenter 8.6.0

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Browse the PowerCenter 8.6.0 License Key

Browse and Specify the location of PowerCenter 8.6.0 License file.

Click on Next

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Check Installation Prerequisities

Click on Next

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Browse the Installation directory


Browse to change the path of the Installation Directory

Click on Next

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Installation directory setup


Create a separate folder for Server Installtion ( as mentioned earlier in the folder structure for installation )

Click on
Open

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Installation directory setup Contd...

This is the path where you want to install

Click on Next

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HTTP Configuration

UnCheck it

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Pre-Installation Summary

Click on Install

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Installing PowerCenter 8.6.0

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Create or Join Domain


Here we have two options : one to proceed with Existing Domain and other is to Create a new Domain
This option can be used when you are installing PowerCenter for the first time or you want to create a new domain

This option can be used when you are installing PowerCenter on multiple machines and you already created a domain on another machine

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Check the services


Following Services (Database instance and Listner) should be started before moving ahead(creating a domain) To check the services click on Run >> services.msc

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New Domain Configuration

Click on Create a New Domain

Click on Next

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New Domain Configuration


Specify Database Type as Oracle

Specify Hostname and port number for the database. Hostname can be determined as follows :Start>Run>cmd> Type hostname Port number is 1521 (Default port for Oracle database)

Click on Test Connection to verify the connection details

Specify the Database User account ,password that you have created for Domain in the beginning of the installation and SID (the name of your Database)

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Test Connection

Click on OK

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Node Configuration
Specify the following: 1. Domain name :convention is domain_hostname Hostname :- Hostname of the machine where PowerCenter is being installed Node name:convention is node01_hostname Domain port no:Dont change the value Domain user name:admin Domain password:admin

2.

3.

4. 5.

You can fix the range of ports using the Advanced Configuration option.

6.

Click on Next

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Advanced Configuration

Click OK

Click on Next

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Please Wait...

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Please Wait...

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Configuring Informatica Services

UnCheck it

Click on Next

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Configuring Informatica Services Contd...

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Verifying the existing licenses

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Post Installation Summary

Click on Done

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Starting the Informatica PowerCenter 8.6.0 Services


Follow the steps below for opening services on the server machine:Go to Start menu>Run>Type services.msc

After successful installation a service named Informatica Services 8.6.0 will get created.

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PowerCenter 8.6.0 Administration Console

Click on Launch Admin Console

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PowerCenter 8.6.0 Administration Console

Specify Username as admin and password as admin

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Domain and Nodes

node

Active Domain

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Creating Repository Service

Click on Create >> Repository Service

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Specifying properties for new Repository Service

Enter the name of your Repository

Select the Code Page Enter the SID

Enter database username and password

Select this option for creating a new repository Use this option to reuse existing repository*

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Wait ......its in process

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Status of Repository Service

Make sure that Repository service is Up and Running

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Repository Service Properties

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Creating Users to access the Repository

Click on Configure Security to create Repository user

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Creating Repositroy User

Click on Create User to create Repository User

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Creating Repositroy User Contd..

Specify Username and Password for Repository User

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Setting Privileges for the Repository User

Click Here to Set the Privileges to the Repository User

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Setting Privileges for the Repository User Contd..

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Setting Privileges for the Repository User Contd..

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Click Here to Go back for creating a Integration Service

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Creating Integration Service

Click on Create >> Integration Service

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Creating Integration Service Contd...


Enter Integration Service name

Select Node

Write Associated Repository Service name, User Name and Password that has been created through Administration Console
Select Data Movement Mode as ASCII Click on OK

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Specifying Code Page

Select the appropraite Code Page Click on OK

Chech the Box

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Status of Integration Service

Integration Service has been created

Integration service Status

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Client Installation
Click on the folder in which you have extract the Client from the zip folder

Click on install.bat to install the Client on the machine

First screen that appears after Install.bat

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Server Installation wizard

Click OK

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Welcome wizard

Click on Next

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Install PowerCenter Client 8.6.0

Click on Next

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Installation Pre-requisities

Click on Next

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Create a new directory for Client installation

Click here to open

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Installation Directory setup for Client installation

You can Change the installation directory using this

Click on Next

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Pre Installation Summary

Click on Install

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Installing PC Client 8.6.0 Please Wait....

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Post Installation Summary

Click on Next

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Installation Complete

Click on Done

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This Section will cover : Introduction and Credentials Server Installation Guidelines Application Services Configration Client Installation Guidelines Operational Guidelines

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PowerCenter Repository Manager

Connect to Repository Manager to create folders

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PowerCenter Repository Manager

Click Ok

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Configuring Domain

Click Here to Configure a new Domain

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Configuring Domain Contd...

Click here to add a new Domain

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Configuring Domain Contd..

Enter the Domain name

Enter the Gateway Host of the Domain

Port No. must be 6001

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Configuring Domain Contd..

It displays all the associated Repositories to the selected Domain

Click on OK

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Configuring Domain Contd..

Repository has been added

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Connecting to Repository

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Now we can create Folders with specific privileges

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Creating a Folder

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Creating a Folder and Setting the Permissions

Click Ok

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Folder is available to use

Folder has been Created

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Thank You !!