# Import Error in Postgis: AddGeometryColumn does not exist [closed]

Importing with configuration: ind_adm2, public, geom, C:\Program Files\OpenGeo\OpenGeo Suite\webapps\geoserver\india map\IND_adm2, mode=c, dump=1, simple=0, geography=0, index=1, shape=1, srid=0
Shapefile type: Polygon
PostGIS type: MULTIPOLYGON[2]
Failed SQL begins: "SET CLIENT_ENCODING TO UTF8;
SET STANDARD_CONFORMING_STRINGS TO ON;
BEGIN;
"id_0" int4,
"iso" varchar(3),
"name_0" varchar(75),
"id_1" int4,
"name_1" varchar(75),
"id_2" int4,
"name_2" varchar(75),
"nl_name_2""
Failed in pgui_exec(): ERROR:  function addgeometrycolumn(unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, integer) does not exist
^
HINT:  No function matches the given name and argument types. You might need to add explicit type casts.

Shapefile import failed.

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## closed as not a real question by Devdatta Tengshe, PolyGeo♦, Fezter, Aaron♦, whuber♦Jun 20 '13 at 14:05

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Welcome to GIS Stack Exchange? Unfortunately, it is not clear what your precise question is so would you be able to expand upon it with more text explanation, please? –  PolyGeo Jun 20 '13 at 8:27