Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 includes the following capabilities:




PAM Certifications:


  • Java  is upgraded to 1.8.0_72. Tomcat is upgraded to 7.0_68
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Fix Pack 7 support
  • MS Excel 2013 support (PowerCenter)
  • MS Access 2013 support (PowerCenter)    
  • Oracle : 12cR1
  • MSD CRM 2016 Certification
  • Chrome 49.x is supported
  • REST WebServices, SOAP Web Services for HP-UX & Solaris 10 (Informatica Developer) – PowerExchange Applications


Security Enhancements:


  • Upgraded several security-critical Third Party Libraries (TPLs)
  • Ability to work with JRE; JDK no longer required
  • Support for TLS v1.1/v1.2 – TLS v1.0 blocked
  • Ability for customers to choose custom cipher configuration


Connectivity Enhancements:


  • Data driver upgrade 7.1.5.Hot Fix
  • TLS 1.2 certification of relational DB’s (Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 ) connectivity.
    • Note: TLS 1.2 connectivity to Oracle is not certified on AIX platform for all 9.6.x and 10.x versions
  • DB2 – User can filter out schema objects based on schema name provided in connection string in Mercury platform
  • Native bulk connector for PowerCenter


Administrator Tool:


  • License expiration warnings and errors
  • For self-compliance, Administrator tool now shows warning messages in case license is about to expire or shows error messages in case license has already expired


Reporting & Dashboard Services:


  • Announcement: Reporting & Dashboard Services is on a deprecation path
  • New installs of 9.6.1 HF4 will not contain RDS service anymore
  • Upgrades from earlier versions to be supported until end of life
  • SQL queries for all out of the box RDS reports are documented, customers are encouraged to use the reporting tool of their choice and build reports as needed


Business Glossary:


  • Audit trail Migration support from MM-BG 951


Metadata Manager:



  • Support added for SAP BO 4.1 SP6




  • Advanced profiling enhancements: Added a custom flag to optionally disable staging of drill down data


PowerExchange (Mainframe & CDC)


  • Certification of z/OS 2.2
  • z/OS CDC Adapter enhancements
  • Potential performance improvements by utilising additional IFI 306 object filtering
  • Ability to Identify either User/PSBName as DTL__USER in IMS synchronous capture
  • LUW CDC Adapter enhancements
  • Oracle CDC


      • Oracle Direct Path Load support for Insert operations
      • Capture resilience supporting Oracle Kill Session events


Data Quality


Address Validation transform integration with Address Doctor 5.8.1 engine


  • Eircode (postal code) support for Ireland addresses
  • UK address enrichments
  • Delivery point type and Organization enrichments
  • South Korea address enrichments
  • Address ID
  • Germany address enrichments
  • Street Code


Exception management


  • Search and replace enhancements
  • Synonym support for exception tables


Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes


PowerExchange Adapters for Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes


PowerExchange Adapters for PowerCenter 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes


Informatica PowerExchange 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes




PAM for Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4


You can download the Hotfixes from here.