ORA-24635 Using Database Link Between 8i and 9i Databases

(Doc ID 212043.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version:
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version:
This problem can occur on any platform.
The characterset of the 9i database is NLS_CHARACTERSET AL32UTF8

Symptoms

After creating a database link from 8i database to 9i, selecting data across the database link yields the following errors:

SQL execution error, ORA-02068: following severe error from <name> ORA-24365: error in character conversion

Cause

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