Setting Character Set And Collation Options Globally for the MySQL Server And For New Client Connections (Doc ID 1361092.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2016

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Is there any way to use a particular character set and collation as the default character set and collation for new client connections and globally for MySQL server?

Solution

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