16.10 - Required Specifications - Parallel Transporter

Teradata Parallel Transporter Reference

Parallel Transporter
Release Number
July 2017
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

The following specifications are required to define a DataConnector job. Note that certain platforms require additional operator specifications.

Required Syntax for the DataConnector Operator 
Specification Description
TYPE Operator type. Either DATACONNECTOR PRODUCER or DATACONNECTOR CONSUMER, depending on the direction of data flow to/from the external device:
  • DATACONNECTOR PRODUCER = reading data from an external device/file.
  • DATACONNECTOR CONSUMER = writing data to an external device/file.
FileName Operator attribute specifying the name(s) of the file(s).

On z/OS, a DDNAME can be indicated by including a “DD” prefix.

Format Operator attribute specifying the logical record format of the file being read.