Tech Tip: Teradata Driver Error When Connecting to Subset

Discussion created by gilta03 Champion on May 9, 2017

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I am receiving the following error message when trying to connect to GT Subset with a Teradata database profile connection:


Connection Error



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We are able to connect through Datamaker and access the Teradata database on its own.

CA Test Data Manager (TDM)- GT Subset & Teradata Database

The reason you are seeing this error message is because the Teradata jar files are not in the correct location. 


Here are some other notes using a Teradata database with TDM:


To use Subset with a Teradata database connection, you will need to copy your terajdbc4.jar and tdgssconfig.jar files into the C:\Program Files (x86)\Grid-Tools\GTDatamaker\lib folder. 


You can read more about this and other database requirements here:

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