IBMIS 8.5 DataStage ETL Job Fails When There Is An Upside Down Question Mark In A Source Description Field (Doc ID 1596018.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise EPM Performance Management Warehouse - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

PeopleSoft Enterprise EPM Performance Management Warehouse 9.1
DataStage Version = 8.5.0.2
Information Server 8.5 FixPack 2 (fixpack.is_85.linux64.FP2_RC1.7.111216)

DataStage Jobs fail when there is an upside down question mark in a Description Field. The job fails during the Select of Source Data (DRS Connector).

ERROR
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DRS Connector Error
Error Message: SCTW_HR_NOTE_STG..IPC_in.IDENT2: Exception thrown from CC_OraStatement::logArrayReturnCodes, file CC_OraStatement.cpp, line 4103: While reading data for column HR_NP_SUBJECT, the connector received Oracle error code ORA-1406.
Data => HR_NP_SUBJECT = "Corrected: Leave of Absence/Acting Appts ¿ UNIV On"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. IBM InfoShpere DataStage Designer or Director
2. Select any OWS Staging Sequence Job
3. Run

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot move Source Data into Target Warehouse.
ODM Issue Clarification

Cause

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