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For any EIM process (whether it be import, export, merge, or delete), you need to complete the following steps.
- Load the interface tables. For more information, read Using the Interface Tables.
- Edit the EIM configuration file. For more information, read Editing the Configuration File.
- Run EIM. For more information, read Running EIM.
- Check results. For more information, read Checking the Results of the Data Import.
This chapter follows these steps to import data.