16.10 - Advantages - 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)

You have more flexibility in assigning user privileges if you map directory users to Teradata objects than if you use the Option 1: Directory Authentication Only strategy.

  • Directory users inherit all the privileges available to the database objects to which they are mapped.
  • You can map multiple directory user names to a single database user, external role, or profile.
  • You can map a single directory user to multiple database users, external roles, and profiles.