Deployer 3.01 - Prerequisites - Teradata Database on VMware

Teradata Database on VMware Base, Advanced, Enterprise Tiers Getting Started Guide

Teradata Database on VMware
Deployer 3.01
January 2018

Before installing software, you must prepare the host nodes, including configuring virtual disks, datastores, and network connections.

You must have a Teradata At Your Service account ( to submit incidents and download software patches.

You must have a product license that entitles you to use the Teradata software. For information on activating your license, see Teradata® Entitlement Management System (EMS) Customer User Guide.

This guide assumes a solid understanding of virtualization, including experience with:
  • Configuring hardware in preparation for installing Teradata Database on VMware.
  • Managing vSphere, vCenter, and ESXi technology.
  • Terms such as standard switches, datastores, VM templates, ova, ovf, and so forth.
  • Network setup for Teradata Database nodes for a bare metal installation and how it relates to a vSphere installation.
  • Software applications that access Teradata Database for development, testing, or production.
  • Teradata Database configurations including terminology. See VMware and Teradata Terminology.