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Connection Problem of PHP 4.0, Apache and  MSSQL  2k.

Posted on 2001-06-26
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Hi all,

  I have tried hard to connect sql server with php4.0.

  but every time I got one error.

  $hostname = "myServer";
  $username = "sa";
  $password = "";
  MSSQL_CONNECT($hostname,$username,$password) or DIE  
  ("DATABASE FAILED TO RESPOND.");

--> Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mssql_connect() in F:\Appache\HtDocs\test...

Win2k, SQL Server 2k, PHP 4.0.
The connection params are valid and ntwdblib.dll exist in the system directory.
I have i uncommented the extension=php_mssql70.dll line in php.ini at sys root file.

ur suggetion will highly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

 Rajesha.
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by:Richard Quadling
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Junior guessing but, has the server been restarted since the introduction of the mssql settings in php.ini?

If so, if you use

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

Do you get settings regarding the MSSQL connection?


Also, is the case of the function correct? I know that PHP is case sensitive for variables, what about functions too?

mssql_connect(...)

rather than

MSSQL_CONNECT(...)

maybe.

Regards,

Richard Quadling.
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Hi RQuadling ,

   I have use the correct case for mssql_connect() function i.e. in lower case.

Also I had restared the appache after the php.ini had been edited.

 I want to know that, If run <?php phpinfo(); ?>

 what setting regarding the sql server  should I get ?

 Thanks for your response.

 Regards
 Rajesha.
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by:us111
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the mssql extension functions are not available
remove the ;
extension=php_mssql.dll

in your php.ini
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by:Richard Quadling
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us111, can you clarify the difference between the 2 ms sql dlls that are present.

Thanks.

Richard.
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by:us111
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That's a really good question! anaway I have no idea :))
I believe one for SQL7 and the other one for the previous version

rajesha, have you restart IIS ??? don't forget
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Richard Quadling earned 50 total points
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There is a new service pack for SQL 2K. It is in 3 parts and is 100MB in total.

Available from ...

http://www.microsoft.com/sql/downloads/default.asp

Regards,

Richard.
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