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Teradata Vantageā„¢ on VMware Developer Tier (Preconfigured) Quick Deployment Guide

Teradata Vantage on VMware
Release Number
Deployer 3.04
October 2021
English (United States)
Last Update
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  1. To download the software, go to and select Teradata on VMware Developer Tier and Developer Tier Preconfigured.
    You must be logged in to access the download. If you do not already have a user account, you can create one at
    When the Developer Tier Preconfigured OVA file is deployed on vCenter, memory should be set to 32 GB.
  2. Login and select Teradata Database on VMware Developer Tier Preconfigured - Database Template to start the OVA file download.
  3. Deploy the OVA file through the vSphere Web Portal using the option Deploy OVF.
  4. Attach a network adapter to use as your public adapter.
  5. Power on the newly deployed VM.
  6. Attach two physical disks of the same size between 100 GB and 3 TB.
    If you attach the wrong size disks, two different size disks, or more than two disks, remove the disks and reboot the system.
  7. When the DHCP IP address is acquired, SSH into the node using the following credentials:
    Username: root
    Password: iumb123
  8. Enter tdvm-init.
    This process will take at least 15-20 minutes to complete.
  9. When prompted, enter a valid Linux time zone.
    For a list of valid time zones, go to /root/tvme/LinuxTimeZoneStrings.txt.
  10. When prompted, enter a maximum of two NTP servers separated by a comma.
  11. Do one of the following:
    • If the system has been changed by the user, enter the root password.
    • To use the default password, press Enter.
    A status bar indicates the progress before the deployment is complete.

Deploying the software

TdvmDev:~ # tdvm-init
**   Begin configuring Teradata Developer Tier (Preconfigured).
Enter a TZ Timezone for the System to use: US/Eastern
Enter a comma-separated list of NTP Servers:,
Enter Root Password if it has been changed by the user. Press Enter to use the default Password:
**   Pre-validating Pdisks.