Using DG4ODBC Dates And Numbers Are Returned As Garbage and Junk Characters and Describe Gives ORA-12663 (Doc ID 1553112.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using DG4ODBC to select from SQL*Server returns junk characters for dates and numbers. A describe of a table gives the error -

SQL> describe sys.sysobjects@gtw_link
ERROR:
ORA-12663: Services required by client not available on the server
ORA-02063: preceding line from GTW_LINK

 

Cause

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