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SAP SQL Anywhere, on-demand edition 1.0 SP 6 » Cloud administration

Restrictions and notes for identifiers and cloud object names

Identifiers are the names of objects in the cloud, including the cloud, maintenance plans, rules, schedules, staging directories, and tags.

These identifiers can:

  • Have a maximum length of 128 bytes

  • Contain only the following ASCII punctuation characters: dash (-), space ( ), colon (:), underscore (_), at sign (@), pound sign (#), percent sign (%), left parenthesis ((), right parenthesis ()), and period (.)

  • Contain any alphabetic or numeric character (including non-ASCII characters) defined by the regular expression '[:alnum:]'

  • Contain full-length parentheses (\uff08 and \uff09)

Enclose an identifier in double quotes or square brackets if any of the following conditions are true:

  • The identifier contains spaces.

  • The first character of the identifier is not an alphabetic character or digit. Alphabetic characters include the alphabet, the underscore character (_), at sign (@), and number sign (#).

  • The identifier contains characters other than alphabetic characters and digits, such as colons (:), periods (.), and dollar signs ($).

The following characters are not permitted in identifiers:

  • Double quotes

  • Control characters (any character less than 0x20)

  • Backslashes

  • Square brackets