16.10 - HELP - 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

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

Syntax



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

Usage Notes

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

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.