16.10 - Activating a Client Character Set - Teradata Database

Teradata Database International Character Set Support

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
16.10
created_date
June 2017
category
Configuration
User Guide
featnum
B035-1125-161K

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 Utilities.