Use this variable to define the name and path of the map file to be used (if any) to map special characters in your client character set to their decimal or hexadecimal equivalent on the server. This file lets you reconcile the character encoding between two machines that use different codes for the same characters. It is particularly useful for international character translation. For example:


See International Character Handling for more information.

If desired, you can keep your map file on a remote machine and access it using AcuServer®. Simply use remote name notation for your DEFAULT_MAP_FILE entry to point to a server that is running the AcuServer daemon. For example:


Note that you are not required to keep your map files on the same remote machine that you are calling with AcuConnect.