17.10 - Installing Updated (Patched) Software Packages - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for IBM AIX Installation Guide

Teradata Tools and Utilities
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June 2021
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  1. Log on as root (or change to root and enter the root password).
  2. Go to the location where you saved the compressed file.
  3. Review the readme file for additional installation instructions or a list of dependencies.
  4. Uncompress and untar the files and dependent product packages into a folder for the setup packages.

    gunzip -c package_name | tar xvf -

  5. Uninstall the previous version of software:
    installp -R <prefix> -u package_name
    where the following is true:
    • <prefix> is the install prefix (default is /opt)
    • package_name is the name of the package to be uninstalled (e.g., bteq1620)
  6. If the product has dependencies, install them in the following order before you install the downloaded patch:
    1. Shared ICU Libraries for Teradata (tdicu)
    2. Teradata Call-Level Interface version 2 (cliv2)
    3. Teradata Data Connector API (piom)
    4. Other Products
  7. Install the downloaded software:
    installp -R <prefix> -acdFX 'pwd'/product.bff all

    where <prefix> is the install prefix (e.g., default prefix is /opt)