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How can we change Teradata's port number in the Connector


Published: 24 Mar 2021
Last Modified Date: 24 Mar 2021

Question

The default port number used by Teradata is 1025.
If we change the port number (e.g. 1029), how can we set the port number in the Teradata Connector in Tableau Desktop?
 
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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Teradata

Answer

You can set the non-default port number using TDC file.
 
Example
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8' ?>
<connection-customization class='teradata' enabled='true' version='8.10'>
<vendor name='teradata'/>
<driver name='teradata'/>
<customizations>
<customization name='odbc-connect-string-extras' value='TDMSPortNumber=1029' />
</customizations>
</connection-customization>


 
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