15.00 - 15.10 - Authorization of Directory-Based Users - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Introduction to Teradata

Teradata Database
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After being authenticated by the directory, directory-based users are authorized database access privileges according to the following rules:

  • If the directory maps users to Teradata Database objects (users, external roles, and profiles), each directory user is authorized the privileges of the objects to which it is mapped.
  • If the directory does not map users to Teradata Database objects, but the directory username matches a Teradata Database username, the directory user is authorized all the privileges belonging to the matching Teradata Database user.
  • If a directory user is neither mapped to any database objects, nor does the directory username match a Teradata Database username, the directory user has no privileges to access the database.
  • Note: One or more setup tasks (depending on implementation) must be completed before a directory user can access the database. For information, see Security Administration.