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Unknown initial character set index '255' received from server. Initial client character set can be forced via the 'characterEncoding' property. (Doc ID 2924930.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Cannot connect with application, due to error:
 
Status : Failure -Unknown initial character set index '255' received from server. Initial client character set can be forced via the 'characterEncoding' property.

Changes

MySQL Server was upgraded to 8.0.

Cause

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