Import Data Tool

The Import Data tool is designed for programmers who need sample data for testing. This tool is not intended to be used to load large quantities of data. If you want to load large quantities of data, you should contact IBM or other third-party vendors who provide a number of products that can handle this better than Host Compatibility Option. You should take care in using this tool to ensure that the database does not become unusable. You should back up your data regularly to provide a means of recovering from loss of data.

You can run the Import Data tool from the HCO for DB2 LUW user interface (Windows only) , or using the mfhco import (Windows) or cobmfhco import (UNIX) command.

The Import Data tool has the following limitations: