17.00 - Verifying the Existence of the hosts File - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for Microsoft Windows Installation Guide

Product
Teradata Tools and Utilities
Release Number
17.00
Published
June 2020
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2021-11-20
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  1. Verify the hosts file is located in the %windir%\system32\drivers\etc directory.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If you are running a Name Server, verify the hosts file is on the Name Server and that network software is configured to access the Name Server.

      The Teradata Tools and Utilities software uses generic TCP/IP GetHostByName services.

    • If not running a Name Server, verify the hosts file contains a list of all systems on the LAN that can be accessed.

      Vantage must be identified in this file if a system is going to communicate with it. A hosts file exists on each computer system in the network.