Connect to a Teradata database

Before you can connect to a Teradata database, you need the .NET Data Provider for Teradata on your computer. To install the .NET Data Provider for Teradata, go to

Connect to a Teradata database

  1. In the POWER QUERY ribbon tab, click From Database > From Teradata Database.

  2. In the Teradata Database dialog box, in Server Name specify the Teradata Server to connect to.

  3. If you want to import data using native database query, specify your query in the SQL Statement box. For more information, see Import Data from Database using Native Database Query.

  4. Click OK.

  5. If the Teradata server requires database user credentials:

    1. In the Access a Database dialog box, enter your username and password.

    2. Click Save.

Related Topics

Import data from external data sources

Applies To: Excel 2013, Excel 2010

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