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I am setting up a dev environment for a project, with informatica 9.1 and SQL Server 2012 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine.

Installation etc has finished fine and no issues reported so far.

When we are trying to run our first mapping/workflow, the SQL Server database connectivity is becoming a bottleneck.

I tried creating a native connection to SQL Server, and also odbc, both don't seem to work, the session in question just fails to initialize. The error message finally is

failed to prepare session

Am I missing something here? Any experiences?

Disclaimer: This is my first ever attempt to host Infa repository at SQL Server, and also, using source and target as SQL Server.

posted Aug 19, 2014 by Sunil

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The cause of the "failed to prepare session" error was that one or more objects used by the workflow were checked out. Once everything referenced by the workflow was checked in again, the error went away and the workflow completed successfully.

answer Aug 21, 2014 by Shweta Singh
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