16.10 - Specifying an Account String - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Security Administration

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June 2017
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English (United States)

Users can specify an account string in a logon string to help track system resource usage, and to set session priorities in a busy system. If the logon does not include an account string, the system assigns a default value.

You can assign accounts to users in a CREATE/MODIFY USER statement. Each username can have one or more associated account strings. The first account string you assign is the default.

For information on... See...
creating and using account strings
account string syntax and options “CREATE USER” in SQL Data Definition Language Syntax and Examples.