17.10 - Setting Classification for Utility Sessions - Teradata Viewpoint - Teradata Workload Management

Teradata® Viewpoint User Guide

Teradata Viewpoint
Teradata Workload Management
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October 2021
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User Guide
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English (United States)
Add classification settings to existing utility sessions or when creating a utility session. Classification determines which sessions are associated with a utility session.

Enabling the Dictionary data collector in the Monitored Systems portlet makes sure the lists of usernames in the Classification tab is current. If the collector is not enabled, you can enter usernames manually by entering a match string and clicking Include.

  1. Edit or create a ruleset.
  2. From the ruleset toolbar, click Sessions.
  3. Click the Utility Sessions tab.
  4. Select a utility session or create one.
  5. Click the Classification tab.
  6. In the Add Classification Criteria list, select Request Source or Query Band.
  7. Click Add.
  8. Specify options based on the classification criteria you selected.
    Option Description
    Request Source Select the source type and do one of the following:
    • Enter a match string and use the Include and Exclude buttons to add the match string. A match string can contain ? to match exactly one character or * to match zero or more characters.
    • Select items from the list and use the Include and Exclude buttons to create your classification criteria. If there are more than 500 items, use the filter box to locate the items you want to select.
    Query Band
    1. Select a predefined query band name from the list.
    2. Select a Previously Used Value or enter a New Value.
    3. Use the Include and Exclude buttons to create your classification criteria.
  9. Click OK.
  10. [Optional] To add additional classification criteria:
    1. Select the criteria from the Add Classification Criteria list.
    2. Click Add.
    3. Specify the items you want to include or exclude.
    4. Click OK.
    For Teradata Database version 15.10 and later, if you set both Username and Profile as a request source combination, you can choose AND or OR logic. If you set any other classification criteria or request source type combination, the additional criteria are evaluated using AND logic.
  11. Click Save.