17.10 - Activating a Client Character Set - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - Advanced SQL Engine International Character Set Support

Product
Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Configuration
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-1125-171K
Language
English (United States)

After loading the needed character sets into the DBC.CharTranslationsV view, you must activate the character set.

  1. Set the InstallFlag column to Y for the character set you want to activate. The limit is 16 active character sets.
    UPDATE DBC.CharTranslationsV SET InstallFlag=’Y’ WHERE CharSetId =  custom_characterset_id;

    or

    UPDATE DBC.CharTranslationsV SET InstallFlag=’Y’ WHERE CharSetName = ‘custom_characterset_name’;
  2. Perform a full restart of Teradata Database, using the tpareset utility. For usage information, see tpareset in Teradata Vantage™ - Database Utilities, B035-1102.