16.10 - CACertFile - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Security Administration

Teradata Database
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June 2017
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English (United States)

The CACertFile property specifies the name of the certificate file, or a file made up of a concatenated set of certificates, which is used in validating the connection between Unity and a Teradata Database system. The Unity file contains certificates for connected database systems, and the database file contains the certificates for connected Unity servers. Also see the topics beginning with Coordinating Mechanism Property Values.

Default Property Value

The default setting is "", that is, no cert file is specified.

Valid Settings

Setting Description
"" No cert file is specified.
A file name The file that contains a certificate or concatenated set of certificates.

Supporting Mechanisms for CACertFile

Mechanisms that are not listed in the table do not support this property. The Property Editable column indicates if the setting for a property may be edited.
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 Unity and connected database nodes. For an example, see Coordinating Mechanism Property Values.

    On a Unity server, the specified file contains the certificates for all connected Teradata Database systems. On a Teradata Database system, the file contains certificates for all Unity servers to which the database connects

  • You can instead use the CACertDir property to locate the certificate files.