12.02 - Setting Up the CLI in Linux - Server Management

Teradata Server Management Web Services User Guide

Server Management
Release Number
July 2016
English (United States)
Last Update
  1. Display the SMWeb home page.
  2. Click Command-Line Interface for Linux Clients.
  3. When prompted, click Save to save the zip file to your local system.
  4. Navigate to /opt/teradata/sm, and click Save.
  5. Create the directory if it does not exist.
  6. In a shell window, navigate to the saved zip file.
  7. Extract the zip file using the -a option: unzip -a filename.zip. The Unzip program creates a new subdirectory called linuxCLIs. It then extracts the files into that directory.
  8. In the linuxCLIs directory, run chmod +x * to make the files executable.
  9. In the linuxCLIs directory, run ./setup.
  10. When prompted, do the following:
    1. Enter your login for SMClient.
    2. Enter your password for SMClient.
    3. Enter a pass phrase to encrypt the password file.
      Tip: The pass phrase must be at least six characters in length.
  11. When the prompt returns, open a new session and run setup -test to test the connection.
    An error will occur if you do not open a new session in Linux.