# CQL Command COPY FROM fails - field larger than the field limit¶

This troubleshooting guide describes what to do when Scylla fails to import data using the CQL COPY FROM command

## Problem¶

When trying to use the CQL command COPY FROM, the following error message is displayed:

Failed to import XXX rows: Error - field larger than field limit (131072),  given up after Y attempts


## Solution¶

1. Locate your .cqlshrc file, which is usually under \$HOME.
2. Add the following line to that file:
[csv]
field_size_limit = 1000000000

1. Optionally, adjust field_size_limit according to fit.
2. Try again