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Using the Command Line Programs Overview

Informatica includes command line programs that you use to complete tasks from any machine in the Informatica environment. The command line programs allow you to run a subset of tasks that you can complete in Informatica Administrator.
For example, you can enable or disable a Repository Service from the Administrator tool or the infacmd command line program.
Informatica includes the following command line programs:
To run command line programs on UNIX, you may need to set the library path environment variable to the location of the Informatica utilities.
For ease of use, you can configure environment variables that apply each time you run the command line programs.
For example, you can set an environment variable for the default domain name, user, and password to avoid typing the options at the command line.