16.10 - Prerequisites - Parallel Transporter

Teradata Parallel Transporter Reference

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

Because using the ODBC operator in a Teradata PT job script requires:

  • That a copy of the ODBC.INI (initialization) file has been installed on your Client platform, and
  • That the ODBC.INI (initialization) file has been configured on your Client platform to specify the:
    • DSNName
    • HostName
    • ServiceName.

      This enables your Teradata PT script (through the DSNName in the ODBC.INI file and the same DSNName attribute for the ODBC operator) to know that name of the system on which the Oracle database resides (identified in the ODBC.INI file by the Oracle HostName and ServiceName).

For the procedure for configuring the ODBC.INI file on your Client platform with the DSNName and the Oracle HostName and ServiceName,