The term INMOD is an acronym for input modification routines. An INMOD is a user‑written routine used by Teradata TPump to supply or preprocess input records before they are sent to Teradata Database.
An INMOD routine can be used to supply input records or to perform preprocessing tasks on the input records before passing them to Teradata TPump. Such tasks, for example, could:
The INMOD is specified as part of the IMPORT command. See “IMPORT” for INMOD syntax information.