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Enable/disable extrinsic functions in SQL statements.


[SQL]    ExtrinsicFunctions=n


The value n may be 1 or 0:

  • When 1 (true) extrinsic functions can be used in SQL statements through ODBC, JDBC, and Dynamic Query.

  • When 0 (false) this feature is disabled.



Range of Values

0 or 1. The default is 0.

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > SQL and Object Settings > General SQL Settings, for the Allow Extrinsic Functions in SQL Statements setting, choose Yes (true) or No (false).

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