bcp and Alternate Languages

The SAP ASE server stores data using its default character set, which is configured during installation. If your terminal does not support that default character set, it may send confusing characters to bcp when you respond to prompts either by typing or by using host file scripts.

Omitting all character-set options causes bcp to use the character set that was named as the default for the platform. This default can cause communications problems:

For more information about character sets and the associated flags, see Configuring Client/Server Character Set Conversions in the System Administration Guide.