Remote Name Notation

Accessing remote files requires that your application refer to remote files with remote name notation. The ACUCOBOL-GT runtime looks for remote name notation to identify requests to AcuServer. Remote name notation has the following format on UNIX:


On Windows NT and Windows 2000 to 2008, the drive designation must be included along with the pathname:


I/O requests to files prepended with @server-name:/path-name are routed to AcuServer on the host specified by server-name. AcuServer looks for the named file in the directory specified by pathname.