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 subcategory 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 to currently selected item

Items referencing the currently selected 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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