RDBPROD: 10G Client Gives ORA-12705: Cannot Access NLS Data Files or Invalid Environment Specified (Doc ID 438649.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.2 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

Trying to connect to an Rdb database using a 10g client on a Windows platform within an environment that uses an NLS language setting.

The attach to the Rdb database fails to complete and the error

ORA-12705: Cannot access NLS data files or invalid environment specified

is returned to the user.

Cause

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