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ORA-1305 Streams Capture Process Will Not Start (Doc ID 1981589.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Applies to:

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


After upgrading to 12c, downstream capture process fails to start / aborts with the following error:

ORA-01305: incompatible database character set

The downstream database charset is AL32UTF8, while the Source database charset is WE8MSWIN1252

There are other downstream capture processes successfully starting on this same downstream database, and for those the Source databases charset is AL32UTF8


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