IBM i CCSID Information
CCSIDs are used to define a method of assigning and preserving the meaning and rendering of characters through various stages of processing and interchange.
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Here is list of CCSID values that the IBM i supports for release V5R1M0. If you select a ccsid in the list more detail will be provided.
If your CCSID is not listed you can look for it in the CDRA Reference Guide.
If you want to see what is on a code page it is located here.
If what want to understand all about CCSIDs, click here for the entire CCSID, Character Data Representation Architecture and reference guide (not all the CCSIDs listed in this document may be supported by IBM i servers).
For more details go to the IBM CCSID Website.