What are possible values for variable %PS_COBOLTYPE%?

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Introduction:

PS COBOL jobs might fail with an exit code of 244 or when launching the auto_ps7 command with option -D (for debugging).
It indicates that variable %PS_COBOLTYPE% is not defined.

Question:

What are possible values for PeopleSoft Adapter 2.10 variable %PS_COBOLTYPE%?

Answer:

The %PS_COBOLTYPE% variable contains a single letter to indicate the character encoding for the database platform.

It is used by the PeopleSoft engine to write the output messages to the Cobol output file 

A - Non-Unicode.
E - EBCDIC.