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Q:
What is EMS Data Import for MySQL utility?
A:
EMS Data Import for MySQL is a powerful tool to import your data quickly from MS Access, MS Excel, DBF, TXT and CSV files to MySQL Server tables. It provides adjustable import parameters, including source data formats for all the fields and destination data formats for the selected fields, commit options, number of records to skip, etc. EMS Data Import for MySQL includes a wizard, which allows you to set all the import options for different files visually, and a command-line utility to execute import in one-touch.
Q:
What do I need to start working with EMS Data Import for MySQL?
A:
First of all you must have an opportunity to connect to some local or remote MySQL server. Besides you need your computer to satisfy the system requirements of EMS Data Import for MySQL.
Q:
What is the easiest way to configure the template files for EMS Data Import for MySQL console application?
A:
You can configure the template files for each table or export type visually using the Data Import Wizard. Set the required import options on Step 3 of the wizard and click the ‘Save Import Options‘button. All the options will be saved to the template file, which can be used by the console application.
Q:
What is the difference between the Import function in EMS SQL Manager for MySQL tool and EMS Data Import for MySQL utility?
A:
EMS Data Import for MySQL includes some additional features, which are not available in EMS SQL Manager for MySQL such as:
  • Import data to several tables at once;
  • Import data to tables selected from different databases on one host;
  • Command line utility to Import data using the configuration file with all the Import options.
Q:
I‘ve downloaded a trial version of EMS Data Import for MySQL, but not all records of the source file are imported. What’s the reason for this?
A:

This is a limitation of the trial version which imports only 20% of all records. With a registered version all the records are processed.

Q:
When I try to connect to a database, I get the following message: Access denied for user: user@host.domain Why does it happen?
A:
This error is generated by MySQL server because you don't have privileges to connect to the server from your host. Please contact your database administrator to resolve this problem.