Command Line Interface


cobmfhco export db=databasename tbl=table file=filename
    [fmt=format] [log=logfile] [chardel=chardelimiter] [coldel=coldelimiter]
       [date=dateformat] [plus=sign]

Syntax Rules

  1. At least one space must occur before each parameter in the command.
  2. There must be an equal sign (=) between parameters and their values.
  3. If you omit parameters that have a default value, Host Compatibility Option uses the default value.


export Parameter to invoke Export Data command line processor. Parameter is positional.
databasename Name of the databae to connect to.
table Name of table to be exported. Can include both schema and table name.
filename Filename to export data to.
format Format in which to export data. Valid values are IXF, DEL, and DSNTIAUL. You can use DSN for DSNTIAUL.
logfile File to write processing messages to. If this parameter is not specified, a logfile is created in the current directory.
chardelimiter Delimiter used to enclose character data when export format DEL specified. Default is double quotes (").
coldelimiter Delimiter used to indicate the end of column data when export format DEL is specified. Default is comma (,).
dateformat Format to export date fields in if exporting data in DSNTIAUL or DEL format. Default is format for your country. Valid values for DSNTIAUL are ISO, USA, EUR and JIS. ISO is the only valid option for DEL format.
sign Generate positive numeric data with plus signs when exporting data in DEL format. Valid values are "Y" for yes to generate plus signs or "N" to not generate plus signs. Default is "Y".


You can also run the Export Data tool as a batch function.


cobmfhco export db=db2demo fmt=ixf file=product.ixf tbl=demo.product log=export.log