LOAD DATA INFILE from command line


I have root access to a remote Linux server running CentOS with MySQL installed.

I want to populate a database from a text file at the command-line prompt.

This does NOT work:

mysql --user=user_user -password=password user_DB; LOAD DATA INFILE 'generated.txt' INTO TABLE myTable FIELDS TERMINATED BY '||';

What am I doing wroing?
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Try specifying the field names in your line such as:

mysql --user=user_user -password=password user_DB; LOAD DATA INFILE 'generated.txt' INTO TABLE myTable FIELDS TERMINATED BY '||' (Field1,Field2,Field3);

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