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

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha


Running Oracle Release 10gR2 version

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 


 Applied the Patchset


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