Select From Data Dictionary Tables Returns Non-displayable Characters Using 11g Database Gateways

(Doc ID 743046.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for Informix - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 11.1]
Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version: 11.1.0.6
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Select of information from dictionary tables using Database Gateway for Informix (DG4Infmx) ot other Database Gateways causes non-displayable characters or question marks to be returned instead of the correct data.

For example -

SQL> select table_name from user_tables@dg4informix  where rownum < 6;

TABLE_NAME
----------------------------------------------------------------
¿¿¿
¿¿¿
¿¿¿¿¿¿¿
¿¿¿¿¿¿
¿¿¿¿¿ 

 

 

 

Cause

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