You can access objects outside the current database or server from Microsoft Dynamics NAV by linking to an appropriately defined view in the current database. You can create a view definition outside of Microsoft Dynamics NAV that accesses data on SQL Server linked servers, which can access heterogeneous data sources. This could, for example, involve performing a join of an Oracle table, a Microsoft Office Access table, or a Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheet.

To access objects in other databases or on linked servers you must comply with the following rules:

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