16.20 - Initializing Custom Configuration Settings for Teradata GSS Client - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for IBM AIX Installation Guide

Teradata Tools and Utilities
October 2018

You must have already installed the new version of Teradata GSS Administrative Package and have a copy of the previously used TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file.

If you need to configure TeraGSS for a client, you must do so using an administrative package, although Teradata recommends not configuring it. See the appendix regarding Teradata GSS Administrative Package in Teradata® Database Security Administration (B035-1100).
Use these steps to reuse the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file that you saved from the previous installation. For information on accessing and making changes to the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file, refer to Teradata® Database Security Administration (B035-1100).

For the file paths listed in the steps below, prefix refers to the user selected directory (/opt is the default prefix).

  1. Execute run_tdgssconfig to create the directory for the configuration file. It is located in the following directory:


  2. Copy TdgssUserConfigFile.xml to this directory: /prefix/teradata/client/etc/site
  3. Execute run_tdgssconfig again to initialize the custom configuration. It is located in the following directory: