16.10 - Mechanism QOPs - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Security Administration

Teradata Database
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June 2017
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English (United States)

Each applicable mechanism contains QOP options that can be set for that mechanism in the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml. The following example shows the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml for a fresh install for Release 14.10 and up. If the last fresh install of Teradata Database was done previous to Release 14.10, theTdgssUserConfigFile.xml has a different appearance.

For an explanation of QOP options and instructions on making QOP settings, see Working with Quality of Protection Options.

       <!-- Teradata Method 2 (uses AES) -->
       <Mechanism Name="TD2">
            <!-- DHKeyP and DHKeyG are for legacy (pre-14.0) use only -->
            <!-- To disable legacy (pre 14.0) security,
                 uncomment the MechQop Value="0" directly below. -->
            <!-- LEGACY QOP
            <MechQop Value="0"/>
            <!-- To update security uncomment one or more QOPs and edit. -->
            <!-- DEFAULT QOP
            <MechQop Value="Default">
            <!-- LOW SECURITY QOP
            <MechQop Value="Low">
            <!-- MEDIUM SECURITY QOP
            <MechQop Value="Medium">
            <!-- HIGH SECURITY QOP
            <MechQop Value="High">