abap/locale_ctypeSpecifies the character set to be used by the SAP System.For additional information, please see Error Notes 1407and 2967, available in the SAP OSS (Online Service System)offering or direct from SAP or your SAP consultant.
Who is allowed
Customer. However, you should ingeneral not change the SAP default.If a different character set is specified, then it mustbe based upon ISO 88591. You can list the charactersets available in your system with operating systemcommands, such as nlsinfo -l (HP-UX Unix) or locale -l(AIX, OSF/1, ULTRIX).For more information, please see SAP Note 1407 in theOnline Service System.
Limitation for os
Limitation for db
Must specify the samecharacter set as install/codepage/appl_server. Notethat the install parameter uses the SAP name of thecharacter set, the abap parameter uses a differentnaming convention. You can check that the two correspondin the SAP character set maintenance function
(Tools - <(>><)>
Administration -<(>><)> Spool -<(>><)> Administration).
By default, the Germancharacter set is specified.Character set names are specific to the host operatingsystem that you are using.For current specifications, please see the Installation Guide.