16.10 - CACertDir - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Security Administration

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Release Date
June 2017
Content Type
Administration
Security
Publication ID
B035-1100-161K
Language
English (United States)

Specifies the directory that contains hash linked copies of certificates used in validating connections between Unity and connected Teradata Database systems. All certificates contained in the directory have hash links created by the certlink tool.

The directory on Unity contains certificates for connected database systems, and the database directory contains the certificates for Unity server. Also see Coordinating Mechanism Property Values.

Default Property Value

The default setting is "", that is, no directory is specified.

Valid Settings

Setting Description
"" No directory is specified.
A directory name The name of the directory that contains hash links to the certificates.

Supporting Mechanisms

Mechanism Property Editable?
PROXY May Be Edited
To set a value, copy the PROXY mechanism from theTdgssLibraryConfigFile.xml and add it to the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml. See About Editing Configuration Files.

Editing Guidelines

  • Edit this property on the Unity server and on connected Teradata Database nodes. For an example, see Coordinating Mechanism Property Values.
  • On a Unity server, the specified directory contains hash links to the certificates for all connected Teradata Database systems.
  • On a Teradata Database system, the directory contains hash links to the certificates for all Unity servers to which the database connects.
  • You can instead use the CACertFile property to identify the location of certificate files.