You can set preferences for the Talend Metadata Bridge to make it work the way you want.
From the menu bar, click Window > Preferences to display the [Preferences] dialog box.
Expand the Talend and Import/Export nodes in succession and then click Metadata Bridge to display the relevant view.
Set the preferences according to your use of the Talend Metadata Bridge:
In the Location area, select the Embedded option to use the MIMB tool embedded in the Talend Metadata Bridge. This is the default option.
To use the MIMB tool you have installed locally, select Local Directory and specify the installation directory of the MIMB tool.
In the Temp folder field, specify the directory to hold the temporary files generated during metadata import/export executions, if you do not want to use the default directory.
In the Log folder field, specify the directory to hold the logs files generated during metadata import/export executions, if you do not want to use the default directory.
Select the Show detailed logs check box to generate detailed log files during metadata import/export executions.
Click Apply to apply your changes; click OK to validate the settings and close the [Preferences] dialog box.
For more information on using the Talend Metadata Bridge to import/export metadata, see .