OpenVMS: ORA-12712 When Creating A New 10.2.0.4 Database Using DBCA with AL32UTF8 Character Set (Doc ID 1096913.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 to 10.2.0.4 [Release 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
***Checked for relevance on 09-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

Running Oracle Release 10gR2 version 10.2.0.4

Using DBCA to create a new General Purpose Database (which includes seed datafiles)

When trying to establish a database with a Character set of AL32UTF8, the following error is reported in the CloneDBCreation.log and Alert log files.

   alter database character set INTERNAL_CONVERT AL32UTF8
   *
   ERROR at line 1:
   ORA-12712: new character set must be a superset of old character set 

Changes

 Applied the 10.2.0.4 Patchset

Cause

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