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PowerCenter: Administration

onDemand | PowerCenter | Self-Paced

PowerCenter: Administration 

Course Overview

Develop the skills to administer a PowerCenter infrastructure including the configuration and maintenance of PowerCenter.  Learn to create and configure services, manage security, and review system data for issues.  This course is applicable for version 10.x. 

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

  • Describe core administration tasks and tools
  • Configure the Informatica Administrator tool
  • Create and configure necessary services
  • Plan and implement a backup strategy
  • Manage Informatica security
  • Audit security access and privileges
  • Perform ongoing maintenance
  • Stop or recycle a service
  • Review domain logs

Target Audience

  • Administrator


Module 1:  PowerCenter 10 Architecture

  • Informatica 10 technical architecture
  • Informatica Domain, Nodes, and application services
  • Informatica clients
  • Informatica platform components

Module 2: Best Practices

  • Configuring Informatica 10 environment using recognized best practices
  • Informatica 10 configuration

Module 3: Installing Informatica 10

  • Installation of the Informatica 10 domain
  • Installation of the Informatica 10 clients

Module 4: Using the Administrator tool

  • Administrator tool layout
  • Manage tab options
  • Domain view options
  • Services and Nodes view

Module 5: Configuring PowerCenter Application Services

  • Creating a PowerCenter Repository Service and Repository
  • Creating a PowerCenter Integration Service
  • Creating and configuring domain folders

Module 6: Users and Groups

  • Informatica 10 security model
  • Create and manage user accounts
  • Create and manage groups
  • Infacmd utility to manage domain objects and security

Module 7: Privileges and Roles

  • Manage privileges
  • Manage roles

Module 8: Permissions

  • Overview of permissions
  • Types of permissions
  • Levels of permissions

Module 9: OS Profiles

  • Informatica operating system profiles
  • Configuration
  • Implement operating system profile

Module 10: PowerCenter Repository and Clients

  • PowerCenter repositories
  • Use of PowerCenter Clients and objects in managing users, accounts, groups, roles, privileges, and permissions

Module 11: PowerCenter Web Services Hub Management

  • PowerCenter Web Services Hub
  • Create and configure a PowerCenter Web Services Hub service

Module 12: Configuring the Model Repository Service

  • Overview of the Model Repository Service
  • MRS user interface
  • Manage MRS logs
  • Manage MRS with the infacmd utility

Module 13: Configuring the Data Integration Service

  • Overview of the Data Integration Service
  • DIS user interface
  • Create a DIS
  • Manage DIS with the infacmd utility

Module 14: Analyst Service

  • Purpose of the Analyst service
  • Create an Analyst service
  • View Analyst service permissions and logs
  • Analyst command line

Module 15: PowerCenter Repository Metadata Deployment

  • Deploy PowerCenter metadata from development to test environment
  • Deploy PowerCenter metadata across domains to production environment

Module 16: PowerCenter Domain Management

  • Domain alerts
  • SMTP settings
  • Move an Informatica domain from one database to another

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onDemand | Data Integration  | Version 10.1 | Self-Paced

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