PHP and oracle

Posted on 2000-04-27
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
we are not able to connect oracle client on linux. using either odbc_connect,ora_logon or ocilogon.
$cnx = Ora_Logon('','portal');

It gives the TNS : could not resolve service name.
Question by:balasundaram
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Do you have your DNS configured?

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Hi balasudaram,

Please check:
1.- You had set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH in your php scripts
2.- TNSNAMES.ORA is accessible to Apache (apache user is 'nobody' by default)
3.- Test if your Oracle server is visible from your webserver machine:"$ tnsping <database_name>"


$cnx = Ora_Logon('','portal');


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