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Prerequisites

  • You must obtain the csvetl.exe program which is distributed as a part of the Izenda Fusion product
  • Access to SQL Server with permissions to modify an existing table, or permissions to create a new table

SQL Server Setup

From within SQL Server Manager:

  1. Create a new login by right clicking on ( -> Security -> Logins) and choose "New Login"
  2. Choose SQL Server authentication, choose a username and password. Disable "User must change password at next login".
  3. Choose the Database you want to upload the data to ( -> Databases). If you want to create a new Database, right click on ( -> Databases) and choose "New Database". After choosing or creating your Database, right click on ( -> Databases -> -> Security -> Users) and choose "SQL user with login" and enter the login for the username and the login fields. Next choose the Membership page and checkmark "db_owner". Click OK.

csvetl usage

Usage: csvetl.exe <work mode> <connection string> <file> [file] .... [file]

Where work mode can be:

  • recreate - for recreating tables
  • append - for inserting values to existing tables without recreation

The table created or appended to will be named after the imported CSV file without the extension

Example: Create the products table with a CSV file called products.csv using the connection string

csvetl recreate "server=DEV6;database=northwind;User Id=northwind;
  Password=northwind;" products.csv

Screencast

http://screencast.com/t/LyjCp1TMI1qV