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Oracle® OLAP DML Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)

Part Number E17122-05
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EIFSHORTNAMES

The EIFSHORTNAMES option controls the structure of the extension of EIF overflow (extension) file names.

Data Type

BOOLEAN

Syntax

EIFSHORTNAMES = YES|NO

Parameters

YES

Sets the extension of EIF overflow (extension) file names to xx, where each x is an automatically assigned lowercase letter between a and z.

NO

(Default) Sets the extension of EIF overflow (extension) file names have the structure filename.ennn, where nnn is a three-digit number beginning with 001, to distinguish them from workspace extension file names. For example, when an EIF file is named export.eif, the extension files are named export.e001, export.e002, and so on,

Examples

Example 5-29 Limiting the Extension of a File Name to Three Characters

The following statement specifies that the file extension for EIF extension file names must be in the form xx.

EIFSHORTNAMES = YES