Installing the Client and Loader Tools Package
This section provides the information required to download and install the tools on your client machine.
You can select a client and loader tools package to install on any of the following systems:
- CentOS 6.x
- CentOS 7.x
- CentOS 8.x
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server x86_64 12 (SLES 12)
- Ubuntu 18.04
- Windows 7 SP1 or later
- Windows Server 2012 or later
Perform the following procedure to install the Greenplum Database client tools on your system:
Download the appropriate installer package for your platform from VMware Tanzu Network. For example, to download the CentOS 7.x package, click to select the Greenplum Clients->Greenplum Clients for RHEL 7 package.
The naming format of a UNIX package file is
The naming format of a Windows package file is
Note the file system location of the downloaded file.
Follow the instructions in Verifying the Greenplum Database Software Download to verify the integrity of the Greenplum Clients software.
If you are installing the package on a system running the CentOS, Ubuntu, or SLES operating systems, follow the instructions in Running the UNIX Tools Installer.
If you are installing the package on a Windows system, follow the instructions in Running the Windows Tools Installer.
Your Greenplum Database client and loader tools installation includes the following files and directories:
|bin/||client and loader tool utility programs|
|ext/ (UNIX only)||Python runtime components required by the UNIX utilities|
||environment set up script or batch file; the file extension (
|lib/||libraries required by the utilities|
‘Pivotal License’ (Windows)
|license notices for the utilities|
'Thirdparty Notice’ (Windows)
|attribution notices for the utilities|
|'GPDB Clients Version’ (Windows only)||file identifying the Windows package version|