16.10 - Validating the ODBC Installation - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata Tools and Utilities for Microsoft Windows Installation Guide

prodname
Teradata Tools and Utilities
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
April 2018
category
Installation
featnum
B035-2407-048K
Refer to ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide (B035-2509) for detailed information on how to use ODBC.

The tdxodbc tool can be used to validate the installation of ODBC Driver for Teradata. It is located in the directory:

prefix\Teradata\Client\TTUversion\bin

  • Run the command: tdxodbdc -c SQLDriverConnect -C "DRIVER={Teradata};DBCName=databasename;UID=username;PWD=password;" -t
    where
    • databasename – Name or IP address of the Teradata database.
    • username – Database username.
    • password – Database password.
    If the ODBC Driver for Teradata is installed correctly, the tool displays information that it successfully connected to the database.