5 Replies Latest reply: Sep 18, 2012 9:41 AM by Srini Chavali-Oracle RSS

    ORA-12701:CREATE DATABASE character set is not known after upgrade 11.2.0.3

    Mohammed Abdul Muqeet
      Hello Experts,

      Kindly note that i have just finished my Oracle database upgrade from 11.1.0.7 to 11.2.0.3

      Once i have tried to bounce the database i am getting the following errors ?


      [oracle@dba1 09181638]$ sqlplus "/as sysdba"

      SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.3.0 Production on Tue Sep 18 16:44:26 2012

      Copyright (c) 1982, 2011, Oracle. All rights reserved.

      Connected to an idle instance.

      SQL> startup
      ORACLE instance started.

      Total System Global Area 1071333376 bytes
      Fixed Size 1349732 bytes
      Variable Size 465569692 bytes
      Database Buffers 591396864 bytes
      Redo Buffers 13017088 bytes
      Database mounted.
      ORA-01092: ORACLE instance terminated. Disconnection forced
      ORA-12701: CREATE DATABASE character set is not known
      Process ID: 8740
      Session ID: 201 Serial number: 5

      Regards
      Mohammed. Abdul Muqeet