File Limits

When using RM/COBOL indexed files in Visual COBOL, there are a number of file limits that affect file handling operations.

The following limits are in addition to the ones imposed in Visual COBOL; see Limits in the File Handling Reference section.

Note: The limits listed on this page override any listed in the File Handling Reference section when handling RM/COBOL indexed files.
Maximum record size: 64 MB (67,108,864)
Maximum number of indexed keys: 1 primary + 119 alternates
Maximum number of segments per key: 16
Maximum indexed key size: 250 bytes