15.10 - Validating the ODBC Installation - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata Tools and Utilities for Apple OS X Installation Guide

prodname
Teradata Tools and Utilities
vrm_release
15.10
created_date
August 2016
category
Installation
featnum
B035-3129-125K
Refer to ODBC Driver for Teradata User Guide, B035-2509 for detailed information on how to use ODBC.

The tdxodbc (32-bit) or tdxodbc64 (64-bit) tool can be used to validate the installation of ODBC Driver for Teradata. It is located in the directory:

InstallDir/teradata/client/TTUversion/bin

The tdxodbc tool can be used to validate the installation of ODBC Driver for Teradata. It is located in the directory:

/Library/Application Support/Teradata/client/TTUversion/bin

  1. Export the ODBCINI environment variable.

    export ODBCINI=InstallDir/teradata/client/ODBC/odbc.ini

    where
    • InstallDir – Base installation directory, which is usually /opt.
    • ODBCODBC_32 for 32-bit or ODBC_64 for 64-bit.

    export ODBCINI='Library/Application Support/Teradata/client/odbc/odbc.ini'

  2. Run the command:

    Use tdxodbc for 32-bit and tdxodbc64 for 64-bit.

    tdxodbdc -c SQLDriverConnect -C "DRIVER={Teradata};DBCName=databasename;UID=username;PWD=password;" -t

    where
    • databasename – Name or IP address of the Teradata database
    • username – Database username
    • password – Database password
    If the ODBC Driver for Teradata is installed correctly, the tool displays information that it successfully connected to the database.