16.20 - Setting Up the Aster Driver on the Client - Teradata Database - Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine

Teradata Vantage™ - NewSQL Engine Analytic Functions

Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
Release Number
Release Date
July 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)
  1. Go to https://access.teradata.com.
  2. Log in.
  3. Download AsterClients__windows_x8664.version.zip, where version is the version of Aster Analytics on your client machine; for example: AsterClients__windows_x8664. Downloading the packages takes several minutes.
  4. On your client machine, go to the folder where the package was downloaded and unzip it.
  5. Go to the subfolder \stage\home\beehive\clients-winnn , where nn is 32, 64, or 86, depending on your Windows machine. For example: \stage\home\beehive\clients-win64
  6. Install nClusterODBCInstaller_xnn. If the installer requests a dependency package, install it from the web.
  7. Open ODBC Data Sources (nn-bit).
  8. On the System DSN tab, click Add. If Aster ODBC driver installation succeeded, the window Aster ODBC Driver appears.
  9. In the window Aster ODBC Driver, click Finish.
  10. In the DSN Setup form that appears, enter the following values and click OK:
    Field Value
    Data Source Name of data source to use in tpt script
    Server IP address of Aster queen
    Port 2406
    Database Aster Database
    Username User name
    Password User password
    MaxLenVarchar Default length of unbounded VARCHAR data item
  11. Click OK.