Online Documentation for DB Extract for DB2

Using console application

All the extraction options are set in template (*.ext) files. A template can be also used in the Console version of DB Extract for DB2


To create a template file, follow the instructions below:


The easiest way to start DB Extract for DB2 console application is to double-click the generated *.ext configuration file. The other way is to enter the command line and type the appropriate command.




<path to DB Extract for DB2 console application>\Db2ExtractC.exe TemplateFile [-L] [-B]



Stands for the *.ext template file to be used as the console version execution parameter



Selects current localization set in Wizard application (GUI)



Use this parameter in the command line to run the console version of DB Extract for DB2 in background mode




"C:\Program Files\EMS\DB2 Extract\Db2ExtractC.exe" "C:\Program Files\EMS\DB2 Extract\DBExtract1.ext" -L


Note: The following exit codes can be returned by DB Extract for DB2 to the operating system after performing the latest task:

0 - successful completion;

1 - error(s) occurred during task performing;

2 - fatal error occurred. The task was not performed.