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Using Databases : OpenEdge database name restrictions

OpenEdge database name restrictions

Database data can contain non-ASCII characters.
The rules are different, however, for database names, which include the logical and physical name of the database as well as names of tables, fields, indexes, and sequences. Database names can contain any combination of English letters and numbers, but they must begin with a letter from A-Z or a-z. They cannot include any of the following:
*ABL reserved words
*Letters with diacritical marks
*The following characters:
\ " ' * ; | ? [ ] ( ) ! { } < >
For more information on OpenEdge database name restrictions, see OpenEdge Data Management: Database Administration. For more information on ABL reserved words, see OpenEdge Development: ABL Reference.