17.00 - Installing Teradata ODBC Driver - Teradata R Package

Teradata® R Package User Guide

Teradata R Package
November 2020
User Guide
  1. Download the Teradata ODBC driver for Linux from Teradata Access Portal.
    1. Go to https://support.teradata.com.
    2. Log in.
    3. Download the Teradata ODBC driver for Linux from the DOWNLOADS page.
    There are two separate ODBC driver files on the Teradata ODBC Driver for Linux download page: one specific for Ubuntu, and one for other types of Linux.

    If you are using non-debian based Linux, make sure you download the ODBC Driver for Linux.

    Teradata recommends to use the ODBC version that matches the version of the database you connect to.
  2. Extract the downloaded file using the command:
    tar -xvzf downloaded_file
  3. Run the script file setup_wrapper.sh in the extracted sub-folder tdodbc1620 to install the driver.