Installing and configuring Talend Data Catalog using the embedded PostgreSQL database - 8.0

Talend Data Catalog Installation and Upgrade Guide for Windows

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Installation and Upgrade
The following steps describe how to install and configure Talend Data Catalog application server by using the embedded PostgreSQL database.

Before you begin


  1. Unzip the file where you want Talend Data Catalog to be installed.
    You should avoid using the Program Files directories of Windows 7, 8.x and 10 as they are now controlled by Windows with special access rights.

    Depending on your software installation directory, you may need Administrator privileges.

  2. In the software home directory, right-click the Setup.bat file and click Run as administrator.
    Alternatively, you can also run this setup utility with the Windows command line, by using the start or call commands.
  3. Click Yes to allow the application to make changes to your device.
    This setup utility allows you to setup the configuration parameters through the Metadata Management (MM) Setup dialog box, which displays on execution.
  4. In the Database Server tab, set up the parameters as follows.
    Field Description
    Enable Windows Service Select the check box to create the Talend Data Catalog Database Server Windows Service, set it for automatic start, and start it.
    Port Number The default port is set to 5432. You can change it to avoid conflicts, if necessary.
  5. Click the Configure button to perform the changes.
    The following message should be displayed in case of successful configuration.
  6. In the Application Server tab, configure the fields as needed.

    This tab defines the major Application Server configuration parameters.

    Field Description
    Enable Windows Service The check box is automatically selected in order to create the Talend Data Catalog application server Windows Service.
    Metadata Harvesting Browse Path Click Add and select which drives and network paths will be available in the UI.

    This controls the access to the file system for metadata harvesting.

    Enable REST API Help Select the check box to enable the access to Talend Data Catalog REST API documentation.

    You can also use the command line Setup.bat -we mmdoc.

  7. Click the Configure button to perform the changes.
  8. Close the dialog box.