How to check Character Set configured in Oracle

Below are the two queries that can be used to find out the character set being configured in Oracle Database:

SELECT value$ FROM sys.props$ WHERE name = ‘NLS_CHARACTERSET’ ;

SELECT * FROM NLS_DATABASE_PARAMETERS;

In my case below are the outputs from the above queries:

SQL> SELECT value$ FROM sys.props$ WHERE name = ‘NLS_CHARACTERSET’ ;

VALUE$
———————————————————————–
AL32UTF8

SQL>

Thanks for checking.

Hope it helps…

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