Getting started with Talend Administration Center Learn how to manage users, projects, etc. in Talend Administration Center.

In this exercise, we are going to discover TAC interface. We will create a new user with administration rights. We will create two projects, one of which will be a reference project.

Prerequisite:
- Talend Enterprise Data Integration Server is already installed.
- You know the Talend Administration Center URL.

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Connect to Talend Administration Center


Open your Web browser.

Go to the Talend Administration Center URL: for example http://localhost:8080/tis400/

In this home page, type in the default Login and Password: admin@company.com and admin.

Click Login to log to the Web application.

Next
Create a user


Once logged to the Talend Administration Center, a Welcome page and the Menu tree view display.

Click Users in the menu to access the Users page.

Next

In the Users page:

Click Add user in the tool bar to display the Data panel to the right of the window.

Next

In the Data panel:

Fill in the Login, First name, Last name, and Password fields with your email, name and password.

Fill in the Svn login, Svn password, if necessary.

In the Role list, select Administrator to this new account to Talend's tools.

Check the Active box.

Click Save to create this new user.

Next

The new created user displays in the Users list of Talend Administration Center under the Administrator node.

Once the user created, you can log out from Talend Administration Center and log on with this new account.

You can also delete the default user: admin@compay.com by selecting it and clicking Delete on the tool bar.

Next
Create two projects


Once logged in with your account, click Projects on the Menu to display the Projects page.
Next
In the Projects page:

Click Add project in the tool bar to display the Project panel to the right of the window.
Next
In the Project panel:

In the Label field, give a name to the project: for example, TISADMIN_TRAINING.

In the Language list, select Java.

Select the Active checkbox and clear the Reference one.

In the Repository list, select Subversion.

Click Save to create the project.
Next

Following the same steps, add a reference project with the following information:

In the Label field, name it: TRAINING_REF.

In the Language list, select Java.

Select the Active and Reference check boxes.

In the Repository list, select Subversion.

Click Save to create the reference project.

The two projects display on the list.

Next
Give the user access to the projects


In the Menu, click Projects authorizations to display the Projects authorization page.

The Projects authorizations page is divided into two parts: the list of users and the list of projects.

Next
In the Projects authorizations page:

In the Users list, select the account you want to give access to the projects and drag it onto the relevant project.
In this tutorial, we want to give the new account access to the two projects.
Next
Define a project as reference


In the Menu, Click Projects references to display the Projects reference page.

The Projects reference page is divided into two parts: the list of reference projects and the list of all projects.
Next
In the Projects references page:

In the Projects available as reference list, select the reference project and drag it onto the second project in the Projects list.
Next
Connect to the projects via Talend Enterprise Data Integration Studio


On your Windows explorer:

Click the TalendDataQuality-win32-x86.exe file to launch the studio. The Login window displays.

In the Connection area, click the [...] button to show the Connection window.

Next

In the Connection window:

A default local connection displays.

Click the [+] button to add a new connection.

Next
In the Repository list, select Remote.

In the Name field, name your connection. Here, we named it like our Talend Administration Center: TIS400.

In the User E-mail and User Password fields, type in the email and password of the user created in Talend Administration Center.

In the Web-app Url field, type in the URL of Talend Administration Center.

Click Check url.

If the connection is successful, click OK at the bottom of the window.
Next
In the Login window:

In the Repository list of the Connection area, select TIS400.

In the Project list, select the REF_TRAINING project and click Open.
Next
The Studio main screen shows.

In the Repository view, right-click Job Designs.

In the menu, click Create Job to open the New job wizard.
Next
In the New Job wizard:

In the Name field, name the Job priorTest.

Click Finish to close the wizard and create the Job.

The Job Designer opens an empty Job.
Next


In the Name field, accents, special characters and spaces are invalid. Also do not use numbers to start the field.

In the Palette:

Click the Misc family to expand it.

Click the tMsgBox component and drop it onto the Job Designer.
Next
Press F6 to save and execute your Job.

A message box displays. Click OK to close it.

This means the Job is working.
Next

Switch from your reference project to the other one. To do so:

Click the File menu, and Switch Project... to go to the Login window.

Next
In the Login window:

In the Project area, select the TISADMIN_TRAINING project in the list and click Open to open it.
Next
The Studio main screen shows.

In the Repository view, right-click Job Designs.

In the menu, click Create Job to open the New Job wizard.
Next
In the New Job wizard:

In the Name field, name the Job mainTest.

Click Finish to close the wizard and create the Job.

The Job Designer opens an empty Job.
Next
In the Repository:

Expand Referenced project, REF_TRAINING, SVN, and Job Designs.

Select the priorTest Job and drop it onto the Job Designer. This will create a tRunJob component.
Next
Press F6 to save and execute your Job.

A message box displays. Click OK to close it.

This means the Job is working.
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