Before you begin
You have received the email sent by Talend, including information for downloading Talend Data Catalog solution and requesting a license.
- You have downloaded the TDC-x.y-YYYYMMDD.zip file on your machine.
- Make sure your database complies with the version recommended in Compatible databases.
- You have configured the database as described in Configuring Talend Data Catalog database server.
Unzip the TDC-x.y-YYYYMMDD.zip file where you want
Talend Data Catalog to be
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.
In the software home directory, right-click the Setup.bat
file and click Run as administrator.
You can also run this setup utility with the Windows command line, by using the
Click Yes to allow the application to make changes to
This setup utility allows you to setup the configuration parameters through the Metadata Management (MM) Setup dialog box, which displays on execution.
In the Database Server tab, clear the Enable
Windows Service check box if selected then click the
You should only select this check box if using the embedded PostgreSQL database.
In the Application Server tab, configure the fields as needed
and click the Configure button.
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.
- Close the dialog box.