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Understanding How UTL_HTTP Handles Characterset Conversion (Doc ID 2298091.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2019

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

To explain how UTL_HTTP interprets and handles characterset information when the media type of a request or response is "text" and why data may be corrupted even when the database characterset supports the same set of characters as used in the request or response.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Simple HTTP Fetches
 HTTP Request / Response Processing
 Using UTL_HTTP Tracing to see Characterset Information

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