17.10 - Directory User Name - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine Security Administration

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Published
July 2021
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2022-02-15
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Directory users must specify their directory user names and passwords.
  • If the AuthorizationSupported property for the authentication mechanism is set to no, the directory username must match a database username.
  • If the AuthorizationSupported property for the authentication mechanism is set to yes, the directory username does not have to match a database username.

See Working with Directory User Management Options.

A username can contain up to 128 characters. If a directory user name exceeds this limit, the AuditTrailID (used in monitoring user access to the database) truncates the name. The AuditTrailId is logged in DBC.SessionTbl.