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change nls parameters

Hi,

I have a rac cluster 11.2.0.3 SE, and a new database using charset al32utf8.

I would like to change date language and format to make it compatible with applications, so I typed:

alter system set nls_date_format='DD/MON/RR' sid='*' scope=both;

alter system set nls_date_language='FRENCH' sid='*' scope=both;

then restarted database (srvctl stop/start database -d ...).

The nls settings are well recorded in spfile (checked creating pfile from spfile), but when I do

  • select * from v$nls_parameters
  • select sysdate from dual

I see old parameter is in use ('-' instead of '/' in date format). I guess it is also stored on voting disk? How do I change that behaviour?

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