Creating a connection to the MDM server - 6.2

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Each MDM project requires a connection to at least one MDM server.

Prerequisite: Make sure that the MDM server is up and running before launching Talend Studio.

If you installed the Talend product via the Talend Installer, the MDM Server should automatically start at system boot. If it's not running for any reason, go to the mdm folder under the Talend product directory and run the start_mdm batch command.

For further information on the installation procedure, see the Talend Installation Guide.

For further information on launching Talend Studio, see Launching the Studio for the first time.

  1. In the Studio main window, in the Server Explorer panel, click the button to specify a new MDM server location.

    The [Add Server Location] dialog box pops up.

    You can have more than one active connection to the MDM server using different authentication information.

  2. In the Name field, enter a name or description for the MDM server to which you want to connect.

    You can then choose this alias to refer to the server from different points within the Studio. This simplifies deployment of MDM related integration and quality Jobs.

  3. In the Server field, enter the URL of the MDM server to which you want to connect.

    The server URL is structured as follows:

    -http://[server address or server name]:[server port]/talendmdm/services/soap

  4. Enter admin as the user name and talend as the password.

    When you connect to the Studio as a Talend administrator, you have the rights only to manage roles and access control in the Studio, but you do not have any of the rights of the System-Admin. For further information on user roles and access rights, see Talend Studio User Guide.

  5. Select the Share Password check box if you want to save your login credentials and avoid having to enter your password on every connection.

    This option only applies to SVN or Git projects. For local projects, it is grayed out.

  6. Click OK to close the dialog box.

A connection to the MDM server is created.