E-COB: Cobols failed after Upgrade Error : UTF8->UCS2 Conversion Failed (Doc ID 2162019.1)

Last updated on JULY 30, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :  8.55 version, COBOL
running Unicode Oracle 11.2.0.4 database on Linux 6


After PeopleTools upgrade , Unable to run application Cobols  i..e, GLPPPST0 , GLPOCONS. PTPDBTST is successful..


ERROR
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Application Program Failed
In Pgm Section  : SQL-OPRDEFN
With Return Code: 09976
Error Message   : UTF8->UCS2 conversion failed for bind number 12798567



STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. PeopleTools -- Process scheduler
2. Run Cobol process 


or 


3.  Run the Cobol process from command line


Cause

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