Interactively 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
Use these steps to interactively install Teradata Tools and Utilities using menu selections.
  1. Run ./setup.bat.
    1. If a pre-15.10.10 version of TTU Client Utilities is installed, those packages are incompatible with this version and must be removed. A screen similar to the following will display:
      The following product(s) are incompatible with the version (16.10.00) of TTU to be installed:
      The above product(s) must be removed before installing 16.10.00.
      The above products can be automatically removed at this time.
      Enter "Yes" to remove the above products and continue with the installation or "No" to cancel the installation? ([y/n] default: Y):   

      'Y' (Yes) Removes the previous packages.

      'N' (No) Cancels the installation. A screen similar to the following displays:

      Cancelling the installation. Leaving packages prior to pre-15.10.10 installed.
      These packages should be removed before installing 16.10 packages.

      The installer exits if 'N' is entered.

    2. If a 15.10.10 or later release is installed, a screen similar to the following displays:
      The 15.10 TTU Client Software is currently installed and can co-exist with the 16.10 release.
      Enter "Yes" to remove the previous release(s) and continue with the installation or "No" to keep the previous release? ([y/n] default: Y):
  2. If a previous release is installed and Yes was chosen, after the previous packages are uninstalled, the Teradata Tools and Utilities installation menu appears. It contains the following information and options:
    • Identifies the platform and media
    • Lists numbered products that can be installed, the package version numbers, and package sizes
    • Provides options for:
      • Installing all software
      • Removing previously installed software
      • Displaying the sizes of the installed package
      • Quitting the installation
  3. If you are prompted about retaining Teradata Wallet data, choose whether to retain existing data or delete it:
    Option Action
    Y (Yes) Data is retained during uninstallation.
    N (No) Data is deleted during uninstallation (if this is the last remaining version of Teradata Wallet to be uninstalled).
  4. Select the packages to install.

    If a selected package has dependencies, the script automatically installs the dependencies in the correct order.

    Software will be installed in the following order:
    1. Shared ICU Libraries for Teradata (tdicu)
    2. Teradata Call-Level Interface version 2 (cliv2)
    3. Teradata Data Connector API (piom)
    4. Other Products

    For Teradata Wallet help, at the command prompt enter tdwallet help .

    For more information about Teradata Wallet, see Security Administration (B035-1100).

  5. After reviewing product dependencies, select one of the following:
    Command Action
    Install All TTU Products Except TDWallet (a) Type the letter a. This installs all TTU products available on the media except for TDWallet.
    Install All TTU Products (w) Type the letter w. This installs all TTU products available on the media, including TDWallet.
    Install Selected Packages Type the numbers of the desired products and dependencies, separated by spaces, and press Enter.
    • Dependencies: If individual products are to be installed, first determine the product dependencies, such as CLIv2 or Teradata Data Connector API (piom). Enter the numbers for the dependencies at the prompt, separated by spaces.
    • Products: Enter the numbers for the products at the prompt, separated by spaces.
    Quit (q) Type the letter q to cancel the installation.
  6. If this is the first install of this release and the installdir flag was not provided on the command line, enter the base directory (prefix) for installing files:
    Which directory should be used as a base dir (prefix) for installing files?
    <base_dir>/teradata/client/16.10 (default base dir: /opt):
    All products must be installed to the same prefix, so subsequent installs of this release will automatically be installed to the same prefix.
  7. Change back to the root directory.
  8. Unmount the media drive. umount /mnt
  9. Remove the installation media from the media drive.
  10. [Optional] After completing the product installation, remove the installation media from the media mount point using the following command:

    rmdir /dvdrom/mount point

  11. Log off and then log on to enable the newly installed software packages.