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DDS Generator

Recover lost DDS source code for your IBM i files using Surveyor/400

Did you lose your source code for a physical or logical file?  Are you questioning if the source code matches the file description?  Surveyor/400 can generate DDS source code from most database files.

Demonstrates the source code generated for a join logical file


  • Select the file to generate the DDS source for from the visual tree, file search, fast path or file groups screen
  • Generates DDS source for physical files
  • Generates DDS source for regular logical files
  • Generates DDS source for join logical files
  • Displays the generated source in a window for viewing
  • Optionally save generated source to an IBM i source member of your choice
  • Optionally update the object's service data to point to its new source member location