16.10 - Teradata Database Passwords Stored in Teradata Wallet - 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)

Teradata Wallet stores all string values, including database passwords, in protected form:

  • On Linux and other UNIX clients, using AES-256.
  • On Windows clients, using Triple-DES, the standard for the Data Protection API (DPAPI).