When logging on to Vantage, users are authenticated, meaning their identity is verified and checked against a list of approved users. Users are authenticated by Vantage or authenticated externally.
|Vantage Authentication||Authentication by Vantage requires that the user and its privileges are defined in the database.|
External authentication allows Vantage users to be authenticated by an agent running on the same network as Vantage and its clients.
Vantage supports the following external authentication logon types:
For additional information, see Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine Security Administration, B035-1100.