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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Instana
Categories Other Tracers Sensor
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 9, 2023

OracleDB - adding support for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set


We have a need for the EE8MSWIN1250 character set to be added to the OracleDB sensor because we have customers who are using this character set which is not supported by default and because of that they will not have end-to-end visibility of their applications without monitoring their OracleDB.

Please add this character set to a new version of the OracleDB sensor.

Best Regards,


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Nov 10, 2023


    In the latest version of the Instana (v261) in the release notes we can see the following:

    The OracleDB sensor now supports all character sets that are supported by Oracle for fetching metrics from the Oracle database. For more information, see Monitoring OracleDB.

    In the official Oracle docs we can see that they have character set "EE8MSWIN1250".

    Could you just confirm that EE8MSWIN1250 character set is now supported in the latest version of the Instana?

    Best Regards,