16.20 - Downloading Windows Utility Software for TAR Deployment - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for Linux Installation Guide Amazon Linux 2, CentOS, OEL, RedHat, SLES, Ubuntu

Product
Teradata Tools and Utilities
Release Number
16.20
Release Date
November 2020
Content Type
Installation
Publication ID
B035-3160-108K
Language
English (United States)
To create a compressed tar archive of Linux or UNIX packages for Teradata Tools and Utilities products on a 32-bit Windows platform from the installation media, the tar.exe and gzip.exe archiving and compression utilities must be installed.
  1. Enter the following command to verify if tar.exe is installed:

    D:\tar_teradata_client_packages

    If tar.exe is not installed, a message similar to the following appears, directing you to a location where the tar.exe archiving utility is available for download:
    ************************************************************************
    *           Tar Teradata Client Packages v.xx.xx.xx.xx                     *
    ************************************************************************
    TTU Foundation
    
    ERROR:
    
    The executable tar.exe doesn't exist on this system or isn't in the PATH.
    Please download the GNU tar executable from the following address:
    
        ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/pub/gnu/tar/tar-1.12.msdos.exe
    
    Save the file as ‘tar.exe’ in the C:\WINDOWS directory, or to another
    directory in the PATH, then rerun this script again.
    
    GNU Tar version 1.12 is the recommended tar for DOS to use. 
    For more information see: http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
  2. If tar.exe is not installed, download tar-1.12.msdos.exe from ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/pub/gnu/tar/tar-1.12.msdos.exe.
    This version of tar.exe works on 32-bit Windows only.
  3. Save the download to the C:\Windows directory and rename the file to tar.exe.
  4. Enter the following command to verify if gzip.exe is installed:

    D:\tar_teradata_client_packages

    If gzip.exe is not installed, a message similar to the following appears during the creation of the tar file:
    Notice: The executable gzip.exe is not found. Download from www.gzip.org
    for MSDOS to automatically compress the output tar file to a gzip file.
  5. If gzip.exe is not installed, download the MSDOS version of gzip.exe from gzip home page.
    The MSDOS version of gzip.exe works on 32-bit Windows only.
  6. Save the download to the C:\Windows directory.