Multibyte Characters Are Garbled In V$SESSION With ODBC Driver (Doc ID 761880.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: 10.2.0.1.0 to 11.1.0.6.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1.0 to 11.1.0.6.0

Symptoms

An application has a program name which includes multibyte characters. After the application is connected to database, value of V$SESSION.PROGRAM shows garbled characters and it is not possible to display the value normally.

Cause

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