FastExport Utility and the Export Operator - Parallel Transporter

Teradata® Parallel Transporter Reference

Parallel Transporter
Release Number
February 2022
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities

The following table lists the operating features and capabilities of the Teradata FastExport utility and indicates whether such features and capabilities are supported by the Export operator.

FastExport Utility Feature Teradata PT Operator Support
Access Modules Supported, using the DataConnector operator
ANSI Date Supported
Blocksize Specification Supported
Character sets Supported, using the USING CHARACTER SET clause before the DEFINE JOB statement
Checkpoint/restart Supported
Configuration file Supported, using the tbuild command line job attribute option (-v)
DECIMALDIGITS option Supported
DISPLAY command Not supported
Environment variables Not supported
IF-ELSE-ENDIF commands Not supported
Indicator mode Supported, using the DataConnector operator
INMOD routines Not supported
IMPORT command Not supported
Maximum/minimum sessions Supported
Multiple SQL SELECT statements Supported, with same layout, not supported with different layouts
Record formats Supported, using the DataConnector operator
Nonindicator mode Supported, using the DataConnector operator
Notify Supported
OUTFILE option Supported, using the DataConnector operator
OUTLIMIT specification Supported
OUTMOD routines Supported, using the FastExport OUTMOD Adapter operator
ROUTE MESSAGES command Not supported
RUN FILE command Supported by Teradata PT script language
SET command Not supported
Show version information Supported
No Spooling Supported
SQL SELECT Statement Supported
SQL Statements (other such as CREATE TABLE, DROP TABLE, etc.) Supported, using the DDL operator
SQL DATABASE Statement Supported
SYSTEM Command Supported, using the OS Command operator
Tenacity Supported
User-defined variables Limited support via script syntax