Each MDM project requires a connection to at least one MDM server.
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
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.
Before you begin
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.
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.
In the Server
field, enter the URL of the MDM server to which you want to
The server URL is structured as follows:
http://[server address or server name]:[server port]/talendmdm/services/soap
Enter admin as the user
name and talend as the
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.
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.
- Click OK to close the dialog box.
A connection to the MDM server is created.