16.10 - About Root Logons - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Administration

Product
Teradata Database
Release Number
16.10
Release Date
April 2018
Content Type
Administration
Publication ID
B035-1093-161K
Language
English (United States)

Root access is required to start Teradata Database and install new versions. Users can perform all other Teradata administrative functions, including switching to a new Teradata version once it is installed, as a member of the tdtrusted group.