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Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 18, 2019

Source DB CONNECTION should not be needed in an ETL project if its CONNECTION has been created in the CONNECTION section and run Data Discover process.

In the V2.1.0.2, user should be needed to create source DB CONNECTION in the ETL project even though the source DB CONNECTION has been created in the CONNECTION section without running Data Discovery process. (If Data Dicover process running for its source DB, user do NOT have to create source DB CONNECTION in the ETL project.)

Needed by Date Dec 31, 2019
  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2020

    Thank you for the update. Please share the target date when is's available.

  • Admin
    Scott Brokaw
    Jun 11, 2020

    I agree, that this is a future consideration and have updated it as such. Moving forward in our roadmap, we look to converge/re-use connections across the platform.

  • Guest
    Jun 9, 2020

    Could you share the reason why this request is "Not under consideration"?

    My client heard that "Global Connection" that is planned for 2020/2H will fulfill the request. Each service will utilize the connections defined in "Global Connection".