Teradata Generic Security Services | Teradata Vantage - 17.20 - Setting Up TDGSS - Analytics Database - Teradata Vantage

Teradata Vantage™ - Analytics Database Security Administration - 17.20

Deployment
VantageCloud
VantageCore
Edition
Enterprise
IntelliFlex
VMware
Product
Analytics Database
Teradata Vantage
Release Number
17.20
Published
June 2022
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2023-03-07
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No special setup is required if you use the default Teradata authentication.

Additional setup of TDGSS configuration files may be required on Analytics Database nodes, depending on the features you implement.

TDGSS Channel Binding

TDGSS channel binding enables binding TDGSS authentication mechanisms to secure channels at lower network layers for those mechanisms that support channel binding, such as the PROXY mechanism. Channel binding verifies the endpoints of the lower level network layers to eliminate man-in-the-middle attacks. In the case of the PROXY mechanism, channel binding also makes it more difficult to use stolen certificates to pretend to be a legitimate endpoint. Use Gateway Control to enable channel binding:

gtwcontrol -j yes
Enabling this option may impact logon performance due to host name resolution, depending on the customer host name lookup configuration.

For information on Gateway Control, see Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities, B035-1102.