Multi-Byte Characters In Languages Like Arabic And German Are Changed To "?" (Question Mark) In ODI
Last updated on MARCH 22, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Data Integrator - Version 10.1.3.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Trying to load different language data (English, Korean, Thai, Russian, Arabic, German...) into an Oracle table, using Oracle Data Integrator (ODI).
When performing this load, the target Oracle table gets populated, but for Arabic and German characters, the data is shown with question marks ( ？？？).
The data in the source table is shown correct in both the database and ODI. But the target Oracle table shows wrong data getting populated:
These Oracle table columns are defined as NCHAR/NVARCHAR2.
Following are the Oracle database NLS settings in use:
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