How do I confirm UTF-8 on MSSQL for JIRA and Confluence?

Hi,

How do I confirm if the database is correctly setup for JIRA and Confluence.

In MSSQL 2005 , there is no option for UTF-8 in DATABASE_COLLATE.

Or, should i use LATIN for DB COLLATE?

I am really getting confused here about setting up UTF-8 for MSSQL.

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Hi Lee,

In regards to collation for MS SQL server. The supported collation is SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CS_AS, as describe on our documentation here.

Hope it helps.

Cheers,
Septa Cahyadiputra

Note to SQLServer users with non-latin characters (Korean, Japanese, Chinese, and ETC.)

Be aware of following issue for ActiveObjects which is used on Plugin Data Storage.

Plugins such as GreenHopper(JIRA), SideBar(integrated in Confluence), are affected by this issue.

"Your characters(encoding) will be broken."

https://ecosystem.atlassian.net/browse/AO-386

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