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DataStage Essentials

Manager Module
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Module Objectives

Upon module completion, students will be able to:


• Create and manage categories within object-type categories
• Import and export DataStage objects
• View and, if necessary, modify configuration files for the parallel
engine
• Create reports with various details regarding objects in the
repository
• Analyze where particular objects are used in the project

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Logging In

The Manager Login Dialog Box

Enter the hostname or


IP address of the
server where
DataStage is installed

Enter your operating


system username and
password

Select the project to


attach to

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Selecting a View

Project View Host View

Hostname of
server attached to

Current project
attached to

Other projects on
the server

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Managing Categories in the
Repository

Delete categories,
sub-categories,
and/or objects

Categories and
sub-categories

Right click on a
category to create
a new sub-
category or delete
an existing one

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Creating New Objects

Right click on any


category except
‘Jobs’ or ‘Shared
Containers’ to
create a new item

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Moving Project Objects Between
Systems

Insert graphics of two computers or


databases connecting to each other

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Exporting Repository Components

Select ‘Export’
from the file menu

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Selecting Components

Type in file name


manually or browse for
file
Create export file as
XML
Select components or
categories from the
pull-down menu

Select branch
categories using the
check boxes

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Importing Repository Components

Select ‘Import’ from the file


menu
Import all components or
select components from a list
Overwrite existing components
with duplicate names
Select file to import with
browse button

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Usage Analysis

Currently
selected
item from
the
repository

Relationship of other Items referencing the


items to currently currently selected
selected item item

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Reporting Assistant &
Documentation Tool

Update the
database by
category and
object selection or
by selecting the
whole project

If ‘Selection’ is
chosen, select
categories and
objects

Update the
Documentation
Tool with the
selected items’
metadata

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Configuration File Editor

Pull down list to


select a
configuration file

Contents of
configuration file

Save current
configuration file
or save as a new
configuration

Check the
current file

Delete currently
selected
configuration file

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