Solaris 10-based APM Java agent reports fatal UTF error for "iconv_open()" at start-up

Document ID : KB000048119
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

On start up, seeing this this fatal error :

UTF ERROR ["../../../src/solaris/instrument/EncodingSupport_md.c":66]: Failed to complete iconv_open() setup

The environment is a Java Application Server running on Solaris 10 with the APM agent installed

Solution:

The error can be resolved by installing the Solaris package SUNWuiu8 ("Iconv modules for UTF-8 Locale")