15.00 - Prerequisites - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Utilities

Teradata Database
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You should be familiar with Teradata Database client (host software), particularly the Teradata Director Program (TDP).

Scenarios Runs From

  • Database Window or comparable interface to the Teradata Database console subsystem, such as cnsterm.
  • Teradata Viewpoint Remote Console portlet
  • For general information on starting the utilities from different interfaces, see Appendix B: “Starting the Utilities” For information on Viewpoint, see Teradata Viewpoint User Guide.

    Scenarios Aborting Teradata Database Transactions

    To abort all Teradata Database transactions for a particular host, after starting aborthost type the following and press Enter:

    ABORT HOST nnn

    where nnn is the identifier of the host that originated the database transactions you want to abort.

    For logon and start requests to a host that has been aborted in this manner, the system displays this error message:

    Host quiesced by operator

    After running Abort Host, the only way to re-establish host communication with the Teradata Database is to restart the appropriate TDP.