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Using Teradata Tools and Utilities for Linux Installation Guide Amazon Linux 2, CentOS, OEL, RedHat, SLES, Ubuntu

This guide describes the prerequisites and procedures to install, deploy, upgrade, configure, and uninstall Teradata® Tools and Utilities (TTU) products on different operating systems of Linux distribution. The contents are intended for database administrators and relational database developers, system administrators, system and application programmers, system operators, and other database specialists.

Why Would I Use this Content?

If you want to install, deploy, upgrade, configure, uninstall, or validate the product readiness of TTU products on any of the following operating systems of Linux distribution, refer to this guide.
  • Amazon Linux
  • Amazon Linux 2
  • CentOS
  • OEL
  • RedHat
  • SLES
  • Ubuntu
Before you perform the procedures in this document, you must:
  • Have network access
  • Have Administrator privileges on the target machine
  • Know which TTU applications you are going to install
  • Be familiar with naming conventions for Linux files and paths
  • Have access to a bill of materials or similar list of TTU software that was ordered
  • Be familiar with software installation

How Do I Use this Content?

Use this content to get an idea about prerequisites, new implementations, caveats, and download locations of TTU and required third-party products. Steps, commands, and configuration file (XML) examples in the document guide you in installing, upgrading, configuring, and uninstalling the products. You can also use this content to know about:
  • Installation Kit
  • Using sudo for login during installation
  • Product Suites
  • System requirements

    Multi-version support

The appended sections have the information about:
  • List of products in a base software package with descriptions and dependencies
  • Downloading and installing post-production updates
  • Downloading a Product from the Teradata Community
  • Validating the BTEQ Installation

    Verifying the Installation Using CLI Sample Program

    Validating the ODBC Installation

How Do I Get Started?

Start with Preparing for Installation to know about the product, updates, and system requirements. Proceed to the respective chapters as per your requirements, such as:

References to Other Relevant Content

  • For the current information about supported operating systems, supported Vantage versions, and product version numbers for all Teradata Tool and Utilities, see Teradata® Tools and Utilities Supported Platforms and Product Versions (BCD0-2815).
  • For complete information about configuring Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Driver for Teradata, see ODBC Driver for Teradata® User Guide, B035-2526
  • For more information on CLI user exit functions, see Teradata® Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Workstation-Attached Systems, B035-2418.
  • For detailed information on how to use BTEQ, see Basic Teradata® Query Reference, B035-2414.
  • See other relevant documents for more information:
    • Teradata® Tools and Utilities Access Module Reference, B035-2425
    • Teradata® FastExport Reference, B035-2410
    • Teradata® FastLoad Reference, B035-2411
    • Teradata® MultiLoad Reference, B035-2409
    • Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference, B035-2436
    • For Teradata Wallet, see Teradata Vantage™ - Analytics Database Security Administration, B035-1100
    • Teradata® Parallel Data Pump Reference, B035-3021