Restart your application. Error description The ODBC driver returns error -21005 when an illegal character is passed the the server. Then rerun the load or query. All rights reserved. € D:\Infx> ----- Document information More support for: Informix Tools Informix Client Software Development Kit (CSDK) Software version: 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, useful reference
Any help will be appreciated. The 8859-1 codeset has a limited number of characters, some symbols like the Euro or single quotation mark are not allowed (other codeset like CP1252 or UNICODE do allow these symbols) Forum New Posts Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders dBforums Database Server Software Informix Error -21005 - Database LOCALE If this is your Watson Product Search Search None of the above, continue with my search Error -21005 when using ODBC to select data from a database. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21402358
The latest version of their iConnect product. Hernando Duque Posts: 34 Registered: 10/22/00 Re: DXE6 FDac Informix system error -21005 Reply Posted: Oct 8, 2016 1:34 PM in response to: Lajos Juhasz Just closing All rights reserved. This locale value corresponds to "English" language, "US" territory and "8859-1" codeset.
Watson Product Search Search None of the above, continue with my search Most common causes of error "21005 Inexact character conversion during translation". Local fix Problem summary **************************************************************** * USERS AFFECTED: * * All users * **************************************************************** * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: * * The Informix error message file was missing text for error * * In a Windows machine with CP1252 as the codeset, assume the CLIENT_LOCALE is set to to en_US.8859-1 by mistake. Advertisement dBforums Brief Subscribe to dBforums Brief to receive special offers from dBforums partners and sponsors Top Helpers healdem - 59 mark.b - 55 Pat Phelan - 54 mark.bb - 34
Helpful answers available: 2. This should do the codeset conversion for you Best regards Koen Reply With Quote 09-28-04,07:55 #4 alexhbs View Profile View Forum Posts Registered User Join Date Sep 2004 Posts 2 Sorry If both codesets are the same, the functions assume there is no need to do any conversion, so the data would be directly passed to the server. If the correct value for CLIENT_LOCALE had been set (remember the data came from a Windows 1252 codeset) the insert would have failed like this : -------
Export the data, reinstall everything, and import the data back in. Let's say there is an en_US.88591 database, so the DB_LOCALE is set to en_US.8859-1. This means that a extra conversion has to be done: When retrieving data from the database the conversion is as follows: Codeset in DB_LOCALE -> Unicode -> Codeset in CLIENT_LOCALE Related information Como evitar problemas en la presentación de acentos y o Document information More support for: Informix Servers Software version: 11.1, 11.5, 11.70 Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, OS X,
Important: These are just a few probable causes for this problem, if this document didn't solve your issue, consider calling IBM Informix Technical Support for assistance. https://groups.google.com/d/topic/comp.databases.informix/fATntlaH7aU Thanks for all your help! Informix Unspecified System Error A CP1252 client would insert a Euro (0x80), the GLS functions would convert the (0x80) into a (0xA4) which is the value for a Euro symbol in the 8859-15 codeset. Reply to this Thread Search Forum Back to Thread List Replies: 2 - Last Post: Oct 8, 2016 1:34 PM Last Post By: Hernando Duque Hernando Duque Posts: 34 Registered:
Make sure that the values of the CLIENT_LOCALE and DB_LOCALE environment variables are compatible. see here Sign in to continue to Docs Enter your email Find my account Sign in with a different account Create account One Google Account for everything Google About Google Privacy Terms Help D:\Infx\test.vbs(8, 1) Microsoft VBScript runtime error: Type mismatch: 'WScript.Stdout.Write' D:\Infx> -------- In the odbc trace see the -21005 error: ----- odbc.trace ----- ... The conversion works in both ways, when a client with a 858 codeset select the Euro symbol from the database, the (0xA4) gets converted to (0xD5) The conversion file between 858
Error -21005 does not have a message text in any message file and is not found in finderr. United States English English IBM® Site map IBM What's new? If the BLOB field has ASCII chars then it runs fine. this page Resolving the problem The environment variable CLIENT_LOCALE, or DB_LOCALE, are misconfigured on the client side.
Sometimes the problem comes from the source where data was typed or generated, by example, by using telnet from a DOS windows, instead of using a terminal emulator capable to manage and then the row doesn't get updated. Symptom You receive this error when trying to get data from a remote database, or when trying to load data from a text file to Informix database: -21005: Inexact character conversion
D:\Infx\ids1150> ------ 4) Import the data Do the DBIMPORT to recreate the database. All rights reserved. The error code -21005 means: Inexact character conversion during translation. If a second client, this time with a codeset of 858 inserts a euro (0xD5) it would also be converted to the correct (0xA4) for the 8859-15 codeset.
This database has the single purpose of holding all of our ERP data (built by a brazilian company) and is accessed only by this application that handles data interaction via ODBC, the server in question (HP Proliant 370, 2x 3,06 GHz HT, 4GB RAM, ~60GB RAID 5) takes about 2 hours to export the data (~ 6 GB) and around 3,5 hours If at some point during this conversion the GLS libraries find a character that is not allowed in any of the two codesets it would fail with a GLS error. http://wirelessint.com/informix-odbc/informix-informix-odbc-driver-informix.php An English Windows machine by default uses the 1252 codeset, which means a conversion would be needed.
The DB uses en_US.819 (which i believe is informix' default) and the clients enter data that has iso-8859-1 characters, brazilian ones. Symptom Problem when connecting to IDS Engine using ODBC. i coudn't find anything related to that error anywhere, but i'm pretty sure that's the problem. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
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