SQL*Loader And NLS
(Doc ID 257909.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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This note describes known issues with Sql*Loader and NLS setting and how to solve these.
This document is useful for database administrators and operators who are using SQL*Loader to load data into the Oracle database.
Most problems with SQL*Loader and date values are due to an incorrect setting of the NLS session parameters NLS_DATE_FORMAT and NLS_LANG.
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