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Issues With External Table And UTF-8-BOM File (Doc ID 2765524.1)

Last updated on APRIL 07, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 19.5.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 External table does not work with UTF-8-BOM file. It works fine with UTF-8 input file!

...
ORGANIZATION EXTERNAL
( TYPE ORACLE_LOADER
DEFAULT DIRECTORY EXT_TAB_INT_DATA
ACCESS PARAMETERS
(
RECORDS DELIMITED BY '\r\n'
CHARACTERSET WE8ISO8859P1
...

CHARACTERSET WE8ISO8859P1: wrong characters -> UŽDAROJI AKCINĖ BENDROVĖ "PALANGOS TAURAS

correct string: UŽDAROJI AKCINĖ BENDROVĖ ""PALANGOS TAURAS

CHARACTERSET AL32UTF8: ORA-29913: error in executing ODCIEXTTABLEOPEN callout
ORA-29400: data cartridge error

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