The utility converts a specification for data formatting (SDF) text file into a Teradata Database globally distributed object (GDO), an internal binary format file that stores configuration information. The GDO is made available simultaneously to all nodes of an MPP system. The utility can also convert the text file to a local non-distributed binary file that can be converted back to text in order to ensure the syntax formatting validity.
The tdlocaledef utility uses the tdlocaledef.txt SDF file, which is located in the /etc/opt/teradata/tdconfig file.
From a command prompt, start the Locale Definition utility:
Options for this command can be found in Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities, B035-1102. For more information, log in to https://access.teradata.com and search for KAP231E5E.