Did you try to connect to the remote system and read the source of the
DDM file directly?

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[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Alan Shore
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 8:53 AM
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Subject: Using STRSQL against a DDM file

Morning all
On one system (system A), I have a DDM file connecting to another system
(system B)
I have to pull data from this DDM file on system A, but when attempting
this in STRSQL, I get the message
File not table, view, or physical file.
Which is true
I have attempted to use an OVRDBF with the same result
I have used CPYF and copied this DDM file to another file and was able
to use this CPYF file, but I was wondering if anyone had found a way to
use SQL against a DDM file?
As always, all responses MUCH appreciated

Alan Shore
Programmer/Analyst, Direct Response
P:(631) 200-5019
C:(631) 880-8640
"If you're going through Hell, keep going" - Winston Churchill

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