17.10 - HELP - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantageā„¢ - Database Utilities

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Configuration
Publication ID
B035-1102-171K
Language
English (United States)

The HELP command provides general help for Vproc Manager or detailed help if you specify an option.

If no command option is specified, a brief introduction to Vproc Manager is displayed, followed by instructions on how to receive additional help.

Syntax

{ HELP | H } [ ALL | keyword ]

Syntax Elements

ALL
Used to display the help text of the Vproc Manager in its entirety.
keyword
Either a command name, a VprocState, or a RestartKind.

Example: Vproc Manager online help

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:

help

The Vproc Manager utility program provides a means to manage/manipulate 
various vproc attributes.The general command syntax is:

     <COMMAND> <Options> <Arguments> [;]

That is, a command followed by its specific options and/or arguments 
and terminated with an optional semi-colon.  All commands, options, 
and arguments may be abbreviated to the shortest unique string.
Valid commands are:

     BOOT, HELP, INITVDISK, QUIT, RESTART, SET, and STATUS.

Enter "HELP <CommandName>" for detailed information on each command 
or type "HELP ALL" for the help text in its entirety.

Example: Vproc Manager help for the QUIT command

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:

help quit

QUIT

   o This command causes the VprocManager utility program
     to exit.

Example: Vproc Manager help for COLD restart

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:

help cold

COLD and COLDWAIT are used to specify the types of restart to perform, 
either as an option in the RESTART command or as a value supplied in 
the SET RESTART command.  They are defined as follows:

o COLD - A full restart, but transaction recovery will be deferred.

o COLDWAIT - A full restart, but DBS startup will be held up until
             transaction recovery is complete.