15.00 - Connect Using CLIv2 - System Emulation Tool

Teradata System Emulation Tool User Guide

System Emulation Tool
User Guide

Connect Using CLIv2

An IP address and modifications to the hosts file are required prior to connecting with CLIv2. See “CLIv2 Setup” on page 28.

For information on starting Teradata SET, see “Start Teradata SET” on page 30.

To connect using CLIv2

1 From the main window, click Tools > Options.

The Options dialog box appears.

2 Click the Connectivity tab.

3 Click CLIv2.

4 Click Apply.

5 Click OK.

6 Click .

The Connect to Teradata Database dialog box appears.

7 Enter the logon information in the dialog box.


Logon Information


Teradata Database Name

Select a Teradata Database from the list or type a valid Teradata Database name. The IP address of the server should be stored in the hosts file to use a host name. See the procedure “To define an IP address and a name for a Teradata Database” on page 27.

User Name

Select a user name from the list, or type a valid user name. The user name must be defined for the server.

When using Single Sign On, ensure that the User Name and Password boxes are blank.


Type the password for the user name in the User Name box. The password is concealed with asterisks in place of the characters as they are typed.

Session Character Set

[Optional] Select a session character set:

  • UTF-16
  • UTF-8
  • More

    Click to view Advanced Options.

    Authentication Mechanism

    Select a mechanism from the list.

    Security measures are specific to each Teradata site. Contact the Database Administrator or the security manager if no mechanisms are listed.

    Authentication Parameter

    Type the parameters required by the selected mechanism. The authentication parameter is concealed with asterisks in place of the characters as they are typed.

    Consult the Database Administrator for current authentication parameters.

    Default Database

    [Optional] Select the default database for the session.

    If no database is specified, the default database defined for the user is used.

    Account String

    [Optional] Select the account string from the list or type the logon parameters that define the user group.


    Click to hide Advanced Options.

    8 Click OK.