12.04 - The Terminal Tab - Server Management

Teradata Server Management Web Services User Guide

prodname
Server Management
vrm_release
12.04
created_date
January 2017
category
User Guide
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B035-5350-017K
The Terminal tab on the New Connection dialog box allows you to specify options related to the terminal type and display.

Browse to the Terminal tab from the SMClient window: Select Tools > Client Connections Window, and then select Connection > New. Click the Terminal tab.

Option Description
Terminal Type Specifies the type of terminal to emulate: ansi-bbs, pc-ansi, vt100, vt100+, or vt-utf8.

In addition, a Preferred setting is available through Functions > Connect, which obtains the default terminal type of the selected component from a CMIC and uses the default to connect to the selected component.

Restore Defaults Returns the values on the Terminal tab to their default settings.
Encoding Indicates the type of encoding used to display data in the terminal. The default is ASCII.
Rows Sets the number of rows to display in the terminal. The number of Rows in the Display area cannot be greater than the number of Rows in the Buffer area.
Columns Sets the number of columns to display in the terminal. The number of Columns in the Display area cannot be greater than the number of Columns in the Buffer area.
Foreground Color Specifies the font color to use in the terminal.
Background Color Specifies the background color to use in the terminal.
Adjust the number of rows and columns to fit the display area Allows the number of rows and columns to change dynamically as the width and the height of the terminal window changes.
Font Name Displays the name of the current font used in the terminal.
Font Size Displays the size of the current font used in the terminal.
... (button) Opens the Select Font dialog box, which allows you to change the current font, style, and size of the text that is displayed in a terminal.
Buffer Rows Sets the number of rows in the buffer. The number of Rows in the Buffer area cannot be less than the number of Rows in the Display area.
Buffer Columns Sets the number of columns to display in the terminal. The number of Columns in the Buffer area cannot be less than the number of Columns in the Display area.
Cursor Size Specifies the size of the cursor in the terminal as follows.
  • Small: The cursor fills part of the lower half of a character cell.
  • Medium: The cursor fills the lower half of a character cell.
  • Large: The cursor fills a character cell.
Tab Size Indicates the number of character cells that a tab character spans. The default is 4 character cells.
Line Wrap Causes text to line wrap if the number of columns a line of text spans is greater than the number of columns in the buffer.
Scroll Screen Causes the terminal to scroll to the active cursor position when either the server or the user enters text into the terminal.