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Teradata® Tools and Utilities for Oracle Solaris on SPARC and AMD Opteron Systems Installation Guide - 17.20

Teradata Tools and Utilities
Release Number
June 2022
English (United States)
Last Update
Product Category
Teradata Tools and Utilities
  1. Run ./ and do one of the following:
    • Fresh Install: Go to step 2.
    • Upgrade:
      1. Upgrading from a pre-15.10.10 version of TTU Client Utilities (for example, 15.00.*, 14.10.*, and so on.)

        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 displays:

        The following product(s) are incompatible with the version (17.20.00) of TTU to be installed:
        The product(s) must be removed before installing 17.20.00.
        These 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 17.20 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 17.20 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. 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
      • 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 help .

    For more information about Teradata Wallet, see Teradata Vantage™ - Analytics Database Security Administration, B035-1100.

  5. Select one of the following:
    Command Action
    Install All TTU Products (a) Type the letter a. This installs all TTU products.
    Install Selected Packages Type the numbers of the desired products at the prompt, separated by spaces, then press Enter.
    Quit (q) Type the letter q.
  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/17.20 (default base dir: /opt):
    All products must be installed to the same prefix, so subsequent installs of this release are automatically installed to the same prefix.
  7. Change back to the root directory.
  8. Log off and then log on to enable the newly installed software packages.