About Installing Teradata Tools and Utilities - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata Tools and Utilities for Oracle Solaris on SPARC Systems Installation Guide

Teradata Tools and Utilities
Release Number
May 2017
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities
Before you install Teradata Tools and Utilities software, always compare the versions available from the following resources:
  • Teradata Software Server
  • Teradata Community

In general, software on the Teradata Software Server (TSS) will contain the most recent point release of a software product, followed by the Teradata Community.

The 16.10 release is not compatible with any pre-15.10.10 release. The main installer will provide the option to remove any pre-15.10.10 release before installing 16.10. If not removed, the pre-15.10.10 release will not work properly, and the 16.10 release also may have issues.
Installation Type Description
Installing from a Web URL Some Teradata Tools and Utilities have third-party dependencies. Install these dependencies from their respective URLs.
Installing Bundle from TSS The initial distribution of software is avaliable on TSS. Using the installation script, install products on a single computer from the bundle.
Installing from Teradata Community The download center may contain more current software packages. Packages on the download center include drivers and connectivity software.
Installing from Teradata ESDM Server For more information about the Teradata Electronic Software Distribution Management (ESDM) program, see Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) Guide (BCD0-0718).
Deploying using tar The Bundle includes files that allow you to deploy Teradata Tools and Utilities products across your network using tar.gz files and tar.