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Initialize Slave Servers in Spoon

Follow the instructions below to configure PDI to work with Carte slave servers.

  1. Open a transformation.
  2. In the Explorer View in Spoon, select Slave Server.
  3. Right-click and select New. The Slave Server dialog box appears.
  4. In the Slave Server dialog box, enter the appropriate connection information for the Data Integration (or Carte) slave server. The image below displays a connection to the Data Integration slave server.
    Option Description
    Server name The name of the slave server
    Hostname or IP address The address of the device to be used as a slave
    Port Defines the port you are for communicating with the remote server
    Web App Name Used for connecting to the DI server and set to pentaho-di by default
    User name Enter the user name for accessing the remote server
    Password Enter the password for accessing the remote server
    Is the master Enables this server as the master server in any clustered executions of the transformation
    Note: When executing a transformation or job in a clustered environment, you should have one server set up as the master and all remaining servers in the cluster as slaves.

    Below are the proxy tab options:

    Option Description
    Proxy server hostname Sets the host name for the Proxy server you are using
    The proxy server port Sets the port number used for communicating with the proxy
    Ignore proxy for hosts: regexp|separated Specify the server(s) for which the proxy should not be active. This option supports specifying multiple servers using regular expressions. You can also add multiple servers and expressions separated by the ' | ' character.
  5. Click OK to exit the dialog box. Notice that a plus sign (+) appears next to Slave Server in the Explorer View.