Creating Tasks in the DAC for New or Modified Informatica Workflows
You need to perform this step for all new workflows you create in Informatica and for all workflows that you modify.
To create a task in the DAC for new or modified Informatica workflows
1. In the DAC toolbar, select the appropriate source system container from the
drop-down list in the toolbar.
2. In the DAC, create custom logical and physical task folders for the custom folder
you created in the Informatica repository.
a. In the DAC, navigate to Tools, then select Seed Data, then select Task Folders.
b. To create a custom logical folder, click New.
c. In the Name field, enter a name for the custom logical folder, for example,
d. In the Type field, select Logical.
e. To create a custom physical folder, click New.
f. In the Name field, enter a name for the custom physical folder, for example,
g. In the Type field, select Physical.
3. Register the folders you created in Step 2 in the Source System Folders tab.
a. Navigate to Design, then select Source System Folders.
b. Click New.
c. In the Edit child tab, enter the name of the custom logical folder in the Logical
d. Enter the name of the custom physical folder in the Physical Folder field, and
4. Create new tasks for the workflows.
a. Navigate to Design, then select Tasks, and click New in the top pane toolbar.
b. In the Edit child tab, enter the workflow name as it appears in Informatica
c. Right-click and select Synchronize Tasks.
d. Select Selected Record Only, and click OK. Click OK in the informational
This command synchronizes the source and target table information between
the DAC and Informatica.
Creating a Task Group
Customizing DAC Objects and Designing Subject Areas 8-7
e. In the Tasks tab, enter the remaining information required for the task.
For a description of the fields in this tab, see "Tasks Tab".
The new table is now ready to be associated with a subject area. For information
about creating a subject area, see "Creating a Subject Area".