Specifies the default character set assigned to users if a default character set is not explicitly specified in the CREATE USER statement.
|1||Specifies the Latin character set as the default.|
|0||Specifies the Unicode character set as the default.|
1 on systems configured to use Standard Language Support mode.
0 on systems configured to use Japanese Language Support mode.
Upgraded systems that have not been reinitialized retain the default character set they had before being upgraded:
- Latin for systems using Standard Language Support Mode
- Unicode for systems using Japanese Language Support Mode
Changes Take Effect
After the DBS Control Record has been written for CREATE USER statements issued after the change. Existing users retain the default character set they had before Default Character Set was changed.
For more information on Language Support Mode, see the System Initializer (sysinit) chapter of Support Utilities.