my requirement is , I am getting some files every day to unix server and I need to load them to teradata tables using multiload . I need to develop a shell script which will read the files from the particuler directory and pass to multiload . please can any one help in this how to pass the shell variable to multiload script. It is very easy in oracle sqlloader but i dont know how to do it in teradata multiload the input file is stored in the script. please can any one help in this. Thank you.