UNIX/Linux/Windows ODBC Insert Or Update Of UTF8 Or UTF16 Character Gets Scrambled (Doc ID 839519.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
applies to both Unix and Windows ODBC Drivers.

Symptoms

Insert or Update statements with GREEK characters works over SQLPLUS.  Using similar statements with Greek characters over Oracle ODBC driver through standard unixODBC utility "isql" or over c code loads incorrect characters in Oracle Database.

ODBC insert to DB: ???????? 
SQLPLUS insert to DB: Δεδομένα

Cause

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