Don't have a data dictionary?

Use this script to get a data dictionary even if you don't have the rights to pull up an admin console.

You were given a system DSN, username and password. You don't have rights to pull up any admin console--but you need to get a data dictionary quickly! What do you do? Try this:

lha=sqlconnect('systemdsnName','username','password')
=sqltables(lha,"lccurs")
select lccurs
scan
=sqlcolumns(lha,?tablename,"NATIVE",?tablename)
endscan

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This was first published in May 2001

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