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Re: Importing a CSV file to a table on Postgres

From: Phillip Smith <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Importing a CSV file to a table on Postgres
Date: 2007-05-04 12:43:29
Message-ID: 1178282609.4760.11.camel@fukawi2.homelinux.net (view raw or flat)
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> I'm not familiar with PGAdmin, but with console you can use a way like
> this to insert the contents of a CSV-file into a database table on a
> remote host:
> 
> cat <file.csv> | ssh <host> "psql -U <user> <database> -c 'copy <table> from stdin;'"


You can do the same from pgAdmin, you just need to upload the file to
the server first, then do something like:
    COPY table1 FROM '/tmp/file1.txt';

Remember to write the path as the SERVER will see it, not as the client
sees it!


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