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2205430 - Missing link between synonym and base object after reverse - SAP PD


  • Reversing synonyms PowerDesigner has failed to create a link between the synonym and the object to which the synonym applies if this object is in another model/schema.
  • No external shortcut has been created for the table in the new model.
  • The base object is not defined in the synonym property sheet.
  • This problem occurs when using a data source. It works fine using script files.
  • Selecting a target model in the Database Reverse Engineering Options dialog does not help.



  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.5 SP05 PL03 and earlier
  • DB2 for z/OS DBMS


SAP PowerDesigner 16.5


db2, reverse, synonym, base, table, view, alias, 788285, CR788285, CR#788285 , KBA , pdm , synonym , BC-SYB-PD , PowerDesigner , Problem

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