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E1: KER: iSeries SPEC.INI CCSID vs LocalCodeSet Value In JDE.INI (Doc ID 1119955.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
IBM i on POWER Systems


SPEC.INI file is first introduced in EnterpriseOne 8.12, and it exists on the next releases 9.0 and 9.1.

On iSeries platform, the CCSID of spec.ini file (in IFS /pathcode/specfile/ directory) must MATCH the value of LocalCodeSet in JDE.INI (in IFS /SYSLIB/INI directory). If the CCSID of spec.ini does not match the value of LocalCodeSet in JDE.INI, this will cause errors in many Enterpriseone kernels: Security kernel, SAW kernel, Scheduler Server kernel, Call Object kernel (COK), Metadata kernel, etc.

Errors found in server logs are the same for all kernels and the messages shows similar to this below:





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