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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version to
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to


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.


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