15.00 - HELP - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Utilities

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
15.00
Content Type
Configuration
Publication ID
B035-1102-015K
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2018-09-25

HELP

Purpose  

The HELP command provides general help for Vproc Manager or detailed help if you specify an option.

Syntax  

 

Syntax element …

Description

ALL

Used to display the help text of the Vproc Manager in its entirety.

keyword

Either a command name, a VprocState, or a RestartKind.

Usage Notes  

If no command option is specified, a brief introduction to Vproc Manager is displayed, followed by instructions on how to receive additional help.

Example  

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:
 
help
 
The Vproc Manager utility program provides a means to manage/manipulate various vproc attributes.The general command syntax is:
 
     <COMMAND> <Options> <Arguments> [;]
 
That is, a command followed by its specific options and/or arguments and terminated with an optional semi-colon.  All commands, options, and arguments may be abbreviated to the shortest unique string.
Valid commands are:
 
     BOOT, HELP, INITVDISK, QUIT, RESTART, SET, and STATUS.
 
Enter "HELP <CommandName>" for detailed information on each command or type "HELP ALL" for the help text in its entirety.

Example  

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:
 
help quit
 
QUIT
 
   o This command causes the VprocManager utility program
     to exit.

Example  

Enter a command, Help, or Quit:
 
help cold
 
COLD and COLDWAIT are used to specify the types of restart to perform, either as an option in the RESTART command or as a value supplied in the SET RESTART command.  They are defined as follows:
 
o COLD - A full restart, but transaction recovery will be deferred.
 
o COLDWAIT - A full restart, but DBS startup will be held up until
             transaction recovery is complete.