What are the Ramifications of using a Non-AL32UTF8 Character set in the database, when installing WebCenter Content 11g/12c?
(Doc ID 1515287.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 03, 2020
Applies to:Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 18.104.22.168.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Note that this answer corresponds to the WebCenter Content Product 22.214.171.124.0 and above.
Example: When installing Oracle WebCenter Content 11g (126.96.36.199.0), According to Oracle documentation the database must meet the following requirements:
The version should be equal or superior than Database version 188.8.131.52.0.
The character set must be AL32UTF8. If you do not meet this requirement a warning appear.
The database instance being used for the installation is using the character set WE8ISO8859P15.
This is a consolidation database with many products, so it's not used just for Webcenter Content. IN this case, creating another instance is not an option.
The note "RCU Fails With Non-AL32UTF8 Character Set (Doc ID 1063712.1)" mentions that we could ignore the warning.
The question is: Is there any problem in ignoring the warning? What implications or impact might there be?
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