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Database Character Set Conversion of R12 E-Business Suite Environment to AL32UTF8 Fails with ORA-02262 and ORA-904 Error (Doc ID 1179185.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.0.4 to 12.0.4 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.



After converting non-ascii character data in the database, Characterset Conversion Tool executes ALTER DATABASE CHARACTER SET  (ADCS) command. ADCS command fails with following error:

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-02262: ORA-904 occurs while type-checking column default value expression could not alter the database character set

Char semantic column definitions in the instance.  The following query list all the tables with char semantic column definitions:


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