16.20 - Deploying Teradata Vantage on VMware for DSU - Data Stream Utility

Teradata® DSA - DSU Installation, Configuration, and Upgrade Guide

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BAR
Data Stream Architecture
Data Stream Utility
vrm_release
16.20
created_date
September 2019
category
Configuration
Installation
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B035-3153-127K

Download the Teradata_DSC ova file. See Downloading Teradata DSC for VMware for DSU.

The vSphere environment must already be set up.

  1. Connect to the vSphere Client through a vCenter server.
  2. On the Home tab, under Inventories, select Hosts and Clusters.
  3. In the Navigator pane, right-click a host and select Deploy OVF Template.
  4. At the Source, Select source step, click Local file, browse to the .ova file, and click Next.
  5. At the Destination, Select name and folder step, select the name and location for the deployed template and click Next.
  6. At the Setup Networks step, make sure the destination is a public network and click Finish. Wait for the deployment to complete.
  7. [Optional] To use a private DSU network, follow these steps:
    1. In the Navigator pane, right-click the VM and select Edit Settings.
    2. On the Virtual Hardware tab, select New Network.
    3. For New device select Network.
    4. From the VM Network menu, select the switch corresponding to your DSU private network.
    5. Verify that the network adapter has an MTU setting of 9000.
    6. Click OK.
  8. In the Navigator pane, right-click the VM and select Power > Power On.
  9. On the Summary tab, click Launch Remote Console. If VRMC is not installed, click the small window labelled Powered On, and the console opens in a new tab of the web browser.
  10. On the console screen, log in. linux login: root Password: iumb123
  11. After login, configure the network:
    1. Run this command: # config-network-dsu
    2. Enter the required information following the onscreen instructions.
    After the fields have been entered, the VM restarts. If a setting needs to be corrected, the command can be re-run. After the VM has restarted, you can SSH into it using its public IP address.
  12. SSH to the server (root/iumb123) and note your timezone value from /root/tvme/LinuxTimeZoneStrings.txt. cat /root/tvme/LinuxTimeZoneStrings.txt
  13. On the VM console, configure the system:
    1. Run this command: # config-system-dsu
    2. Enter the required information following the onscreen instructions.
    3. When the fields are filled out, type END and press Enter.
    4. If this is an upgrade, run modify_dsc_name.sh and enter a different hostname from the previous version when asked for the new DSC name.
    DSC and the other DSU packages start running automatically. If a setting needs to be corrected, the command can be re-run.
  14. [Optional] Configure a TPA node as a media server.