Testing Connection to the Database

Teradata® Python Package User Guide

brand
Teradata Vantage
prodname
Teradata Python Package
vrm_release
16.20
category
User Guide
featnum
B700-4006-098K
After installing the teradataml package on the client, you can import the teradataml module, and establish a connection to the database from the Python interpreter on the client.
  1. Open Python interpreter.
  2. Import the teradataml module:
    from teradataml import *
  3. Create the connection context using the create_context command:
    <connection_name> = create_context(host = "<tdhost_fqdn>", username="<username>", password = "<password>")
  4. Run the following command to check the connection context:
    print (<connection_name>)