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Pentaho Documentation

Installation of DI Design Tool and Plugins Introduction

Overview

Introduction to the process.

These instructions explain how to install the DI design tool and plugins. You only need to install the DI design tool if you did not use the installation wizard to install PDI. Some plugins are installed by default, such as Big Data and Instaview; other plugins are available. This guide explains how you can install them.

Prerequisites

Before you begin, you must have installed DI Server on the same computer on which you plan to install the design tool and plugins, or on a server computer that is on your network.

Expertise

The topics in this section are written for anyone who wants to install the DI design tool and plugins.

Tools

You must supply a workstation that meets the hardware and software requirements indicated in the Supported Technologies section.

Login Credentials

All of the tasks in this section require that you have the appropriate permissions and accesses required to install software on the computer.