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 the database.
- Generate records to be passed to Teradata TPump.
- Validate data records before passing them to Teradata TPump.
- Read data directly from one or more database systems such as IMS, Total.
- Convert fields in a data record before passing it to Teradata TPump.
The INMOD is specified as part of the IMPORT command. See IMPORT for INMOD syntax information.