Informatica Platform Administration Fundamentals

Instructor Led | Data Engineering | Data Integration | Data Quality | 3 Days | Version 10.4.1

Course Overview

This course is designed for administrators and provides a comprehensive view on how to configure, manage, secure, and monitor the Informatica domain. The course covers domain architecture and its components, configuring nodes, services, high availability, connections, and monitoring. This course is applicable for software version 10.4.1.


After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:

  • List the pre-installation and installation tasks to install Informatica Domain
  • Upgrade domain
  • Explore the Informatica Administrator Tool
  • Manage privileges and permissions
  • Manage licenses
  • Perform domain Backup and Recovery
  • Monitor DIS
  • Create and configure Nodes
  • Configure High Availability for a Domain
  • Create and manage Application Services
  • Discuss Kerberos authentication
  • Configure LDAP, and SSL for security
  • Enable SAML based Single Sign-on on the domain
  • Troubleshoot common platform administration problems

Target Audience

  • Administrator


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Module 1: Domain Overview
  • Domain Architecture
  • Domain Components
  • Informatica Clients
  • License Management
Module 2: Domain Installation and Upgrade
  • Installation Pre-requisite
  • Installation Components
  • Installation Log Files
  • Informatica Upgrade
  • Informatica Upgrade support
  • Application Service Upgrade
Module 3: Informatica Administrator UI
  • Administrator tool UI
  • Administrator tool tabs
  • Domain view
  • Lab: Explore Administrator Tool UI
Module 4: Application Service Management
  • Application Service Management
  • Alerts Management
  • Folder Management
  • Domain Management
  • Lab: Create and configure MRS and DIS
  • Lab: Configure Service Alerts To Users
  • Lab: Create Folder
    Module 5: Users and Groups
    • Default Group types
    • User Account types
    • User management
    • Group management
    • Lab: Create Users
    • Lab: Create Groups and Assign Users
    Module 6: Privileges and Roles
    • Domain privileges
    • Application Services privileges
    • Roles Management
    • Account lockout
    • Lab: Assign Privileges and Roles
    • Lab: Create and Assign Custom Roles
    • Lab: Configure Account lockout
    Module 7: Permissions
    • Permissions overview
    • Domain Object Permissions
    • Connection Permissions
    • Application and Application Object Permissions
    • Lab: Grant Permissions
    Module 8: Connections
    • Create connections
    • Connection management
      • Configure pooling for a connection
      • Edit and test a connection
      • Delete a connection
    • Add pass-through security to a connection
    • Lab: Create Connection

    Module 9: Domain Monitoring
    • Monitoring overview
    • Configure monitoring
    • Optimize monitoring performance
    • DIS monitoring
    • Lab: Configure and Optimize Monitoring
    Module 10: Log Management and Domain Reports
    • Log management
    • Log Manager architecture
    • Log Events
    • Log Aggregator
    • User Activity log
    • Lab: View Logs and Reports
    Module 11: Domain Objects - Backup and Restore
    • Domain Configuration backup
    • Restore the domain configuration from a backup
    • Migrate the configuration to another database user account
    • MRS backup
    • Lab: Backup and Restore MRS
    • Lab: Perform Database Migration
    Module 12: Nodes
    • Nodes overview
    • Node types
    • Node roles
    • Add and configure Node
    • Node Diagnostics overview
    • Lab: Add Nodes
    Module 13: High Availability
    • High Availability overview
    • Resilience
    • Domain, Restart, and Failover
    • Resilience, Restart and Failover, and Recovery
    • High Availability configuration
    • Lab: Configure Resilience Timeout
    • Lab: Configure High Availability for MRS
    • Lab: Configure High Availability for Domain
    Module 14: Informatica Security Overview
    • Informatica Security
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Operational Security
    • Domain Security overview
    • Lab: Secure Communication in Domain
    Module 15: SAML Authentication
    • SAML overview
    • SAML authentication in domain
    • Steps to enable SAML on an existing Informatica domain
    • Lab: Enable SAML in Domain
    • Appendix: Steps to Configure Relying Party Trust and export Certificate

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