Arangoimport Options

Usage: arangoimport [<options>]

Global Options

NameTypeDescription
backslash-escapeboolean Use backslash as the escape character for quotes, used for csv.
Default: false
batch-sizeuint64 Size for individual data batches (in bytes).
Default: 1048576
collectionstring Collection name.
Default: ""
configurationstring The configuration file or 'none'.
Default: ""
convertboolean Convert the strings 'null', 'false', 'true' and strings containing numbers into non-string types (csv and tsv only).
Default: true
create-collectionboolean Create collection if it does not yet exist.
Default: false
create-collection-typestring Type of collection if collection is created (edge or document).
Default: "document"
Possible values:
  • "document"
  • "edge"
create-databaseboolean Create the target database if it does not exist.
Default: false
filestring File name ("-" for STDIN).
Default: ""
from-collection-prefixstring _from collection name prefix (will be prepended to all values in '_from').
Default: ""
ignore-missingboolean Ignore missing columns in csv input.
Default: false
latencyboolean Show 10 second latency statistics (values in microseconds).
Default: false
on-duplicatestring Action to perform when a unique key constraint violation occurs. Possible values: ignore, replace, update, error.
Default: "error"
Possible values:
  • "error"
  • "ignore"
  • "replace"
  • "update"
overwriteboolean Overwrite collection if it exist (WARNING: this will remove any data from the collection).
Default: false
progressboolean Show progress.
Default: true
quotestring Quote character(s), used for csv.
Default: "\""
remove-attributestring... Remove an attribute before inserting an attribute into a collection (for csv and tsv only).
Default: []
separatorstring Field separator, used for csv and tsv.
Default: ""
skip-linesuint64 Number of lines to skip for formats (csv and tsv only).
Default: 0
threadsuint32 Number of parallel import threads. Most useful for the rocksdb engine.
Default: 2
to-collection-prefixstring _to collection name prefix (will be prepended to all values in '_to').
Default: ""
translatestring... Translate an attribute name (use as --translate "from=to", for csv and tsv only).
Default: []
typestring Type of import file.
Default: "json"
Possible values:
  • "auto"
  • "csv"
  • "json"
  • "jsonl"
  • "tsv"
versionboolean Reports the version and exits.
Default: false

Log Options

NameTypeDescription
log.colorboolean Use colors for TTY logging.
Default: true
log.escapeboolean Escape characters when logging.
Default: true
log.levelstring... The global or topic-specific log level.
Default: ["info"]
log.outputstring... Log destination(s).
Default: []
log.roleboolean Log server role.
Default: false
log.use-local-timeboolean Use local timezone instead of UTC.
Default: false
log.use-microtimeboolean Use microtime instead.
Default: false

Server Options

NameTypeDescription
server.authenticationboolean Require authentication credentials when connecting (does not affect the server-side authentication settings).
Default: false
server.connection-timeoutdouble Connection timeout in seconds.
Default: 5
server.databasestring Database name to use when connecting.
Default: "_system"
server.endpointstring Endpoint to connect to, use 'none' to start without a server.
Default: "http+tcp://127.0.0.1:8529"
server.passwordstring Password to use when connecting. If not specified and authentication is required, the user will be prompted for a password.
Default: ""
server.request-timeoutdouble Request timeout in seconds.
Default: 1200
server.usernamestring Username to use when connecting.
Default: "root"

Ssl Options

NameTypeDescription
ssl.protocoluint64 Ssl protocol (1 = SSLv2, 2 = SSLv2 or SSLv3 (negotiated), 3 = SSLv3, 4 = TLSv1, 5 = TLSv1.2).
Default: 5
Possible values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Temp Options

NameTypeDescription
temp.pathstring Path for temporary files.
Default: ""