GoldenGate Flat File Adapter outputs RAW data as garbage (Doc ID 1672667.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate - Version 11.2.1.0.0 to 11.2.1.0.0 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

GoldenGate FlatFile Adapter 11.2.1 with an Oracle DB backend

Using binary data in Flat File Adapter and set the property dsvwriter.rawchars to true, to display the output as ascii in flat file output.

But all values written to the flat file as "NULL".

A sample record generated is as follows:

"000097b800000ba1"|"B"|"U"|"2014-04-13 14:38:31.001592"|"TEST"|"TESTING"||"^Y7^ÝÕ"||||||||||||||||2456761||41912||2456761||||||||| |||""||||||||||||||||||||8||||

The data "^Y7^ÝÕ" comes from a raw data type.

Cause

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