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HOW TO: Set a PowerCenter service Custom Property
To add an undocumented PowerCenter parameter (service Custom Property), do the following in the Informatica PowerCenter Administration Console:
  1. Stop the service (Integration Service, Repository Service, or other services).

  2. Select the service (Integration Service, Repository Service, or other services).

  3. Under the Properties tab, click Edit in the Custom Properties section.

  4. Under Name enter the name of the custom property.

  5. Enter the value for the parameter under Value:

    These settings are case sensitive.
  6. Click OK.

  7. Start the service.​​​

More Information

Custom properties can be set for the following services:

  • Integration Service
  • Repository Service
  • Metadata Manager Service
  • Reference Table Manager Service
  • Web Services Hub

There are no limitations on the number of custom properties that can be defined.

For custom properties in other data services as 

  • Model Repository Service (MRS).
  • Data Integration Service (DIS).
  • Analyst Service (AS).
  • Content Management Service (CSM).​

Applies To
Product: PowerCenter
Problem Type: Configuration
User Type: Administrator
Project Phase: Onboard
Product Version: Informatica 9.x; PowerCenter 8.x
Operating System:
Other Software:
Last Modified Date:5/6/2020 8:22 PMID:18015
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