16.10 - ExternalAuthentication - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Utilities

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Published
June 2017
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-04-26
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Purpose

Controls whether Teradata Database users can be authenticated outside (external) of the Teradata Database software authentication system.

Field Group

General

Valid Settings

Setting Description
0 (ON) External authentication sessions and traditional logons are accepted.
1 (OFF) External authentication sessions are rejected; traditional logons are accepted.
2 (ONLY) External authentication sessions are accepted; traditional logons are rejected.

Default

0 (On)

Changes Take Effect

After the DBS Control Record has been written.

Usage Notes

The SET EXTAUTH database command duplicates the functionality of the ExternalAuthentication DBS Control field.

Related Topics

For more information on… See…
the SET EXTAUTH command Database Window (xdbw).
configuring how the network allows or disallows traditional and new external authentication logons Gateway Control (gtwcontrol).