TDGSS CACertFile Property | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - CACertFile - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine Security Administration

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Administration
Security
Publication ID
B035-1100-171K
Language
English (United States)

The CACertFile property specifies the name of the certificate file, or a file made up of a concatenated set of certificates, which is used in validating the connection between Unity and a Vantage system. The Unity file contains certificates for connected database systems, and the database file contains the certificates for connected Unity servers. Also see the topics beginning with Coordinating Mechanism Property Values for Unity.

Default Property Value

The default setting is "", that is, no cert file is specified.

Valid Settings

Setting Description
"" No cert file is specified.
A file name The file that contains a certificate or concatenated set of certificates.

Editing Guidelines

  • Edit this property on Unity and connected database nodes. For an example, see Coordinating Mechanism Property Values for Unity.

    On a Unity server, the specified file contains the certificates for all connected Vantage systems. On a Vantage system, the file contains certificates for all Unity servers to which the database connects

  • To set a value, copy the PROXY mechanism from the TdgssLibraryConfigFile.xml and add it to the TDGSS configuration file. See About Editing Configuration Files.
  • You can instead use the CACertDir property to locate the certificate files.