17.10 - Teradata Vantage Passwords Stored in Teradata Wallet - 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)

Teradata Wallet stores all string values, including Vantage passwords, in protected form:

  • On Linux and other UNIX clients, using AES-256.
  • On Windows clients, using Triple-DES, the standard for the Data Protection API (DPAPI).