ITAM Data Importer and Multi Language Characters within SQL Server database


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Using the ITAM Data Importer to import Multi Language Characters (Polish, Russian, etc) within SQL Server database, the special characters are replaced by'?' or '_'


Prepare the source file:

  1. Copy the data that contains the Multi Language Characters into notepad with no column headings

  2. Save the file, choose to save with the encoding value of Unicode.

  3. Once the txt file is saved, rename it to a .csv.

  4. Run the ITAM Data Importer using the newly renamed csv file

The values will be stored correctly in the database.

However, to see the correct values from sql server management studio, you must run a sql statement using the 'LIKE' condition.


select * from ca_location where location_name like <'%MultiLanguageValue%>


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