Configure Ecosystem Manager on Viewpoint Server | Teradata Vantage on AWS (DIY) - 2.2 - Configuring the Ecosystem Manager Portlet on the Viewpoint Server - Teradata Vantage on AWS

Teradata Vantage™ on AWS (DIY) Installation and Administration Guide

Teradata Vantage on AWS
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May 2021
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PrerequisiteIf you used a Manual or 1-Click launch, you must configure the Ecosystem Manager Server before completing this procedure.
Although you can configure this software yourself, we recommend contacting Teradata Ecosystem Services. See

Depending on how you launched your instance, use the following table to determine whether you need to complete this procedure.

Ecosystem AWS CloudFormation Manual 1-Click
Yes Yes Yes Yes

You can use the Ecosystem Manager portlet to connect to a Teradata system on AWS or another deployment location.

  1. From the AWS Management Console, note the Private IP and either the Public IP or Public DNS of the Ecosystem Manager instance and the Viewpoint instance.
  2. From your SSH client console, log on to the Viewpoint instance as ec2-user using the applicable AWS key pair.
    # ssh -i  private-key-file.pem  ec2-user@public-DNS or public-IP
  3. Switch to the root user environment.
    # sudo su -
  4. Change the directory and configure the Ecosystem Manager portlet.
    # cd /opt/teradata/viewpoint/portlets/em-portlets/
    #./ active-em-server standby-em-server em-password
    • active-em-server is the DNS host name of the active Ecosystem Manager server.
    • standby-em-server is the DNS host name of the standby Ecosystem Manager server. If you have not set up a standby Ecosystem Manager server, use the DNS host name of the active Ecosystem Manager server.
    • em-password in the Ecosystem Manager user password (the default password is em).
  5. From your browser, go to the Viewpoint portal logon screen.
    where: public-DNS is the DNS host name of the Viewpoint instance.
  6. Log on to the Viewpoint portal using administrator credentials.
    See Teradata® Ecosystem Manager User Guide, B035-3201.