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How to change default collation_connection setting (Doc ID 2545115.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document describes how to change default 'collation_connection' setting when a client connects to the server, which affects literals and functions.
 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 1. Issue SET NAMES upon each connection
 2. Apply global setting using skip_character_set_client_handshake option
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