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How to Change the Encoding for an Oracle Web Service? (Doc ID 437403.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2021

Applies to:

Web Services - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This Note explains how to change the default (English) encoding to a regional language for Oracle Web Services.

An invalid encoding usually returns an error saying "INVALID UTF8 ENCODING ".

Depending on the application involved, in some cases, there might be no errors/exceptions thrown, but the data might be retrieved as "???????"


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