Columns Defined as CCSID 65535 (Binary Data) on DB2/400 Are Returned as HEX Instead of CHAR via DG4DRDA 11gR2 (Doc ID 1281455.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version: 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 11.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

For DB2/400 on AS/400 a table column can be created so data is stored as binary (i.e. CCSID 65535), but upon retrieval using Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA 11.2.0.1.0 such binary data are displayed in HEX instead of  TEXT (CCSID 37).

Cause

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