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PLS-553 when calling or compiling pl/sql objects (Doc ID 286964.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

To list what to do when you receive the following error when (re)compiling or calling a piece of pl/sql:

ORA-06550: line <num>, column <num>: ....
or
ORA-06552: PL/SQL: Compilation unit analysis terminated

followed by

ORA-06553: PLS-553: character set name is not recognized


Scope

DBA running into  PLS-553: character set name is not recognized errors

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