Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING

I am trying to call a stored procedure  named spRunRefresh from php.  
The code is:
<?php
osql -E -d Iris -S Gamay-srv1 -Q "Exec spRunRefresh ;
?>

I receive the following error:
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\CallFile2.php on line 2

the code osql -E -d Iris -S Gamay-srv1 -Q "Exec spRunRefresh ;

works from a bat file.

Any ideas
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Connect With a Mentor Billing EngineerCommented:
osql is a command line tool, and not php syntax.

so, you want to run it with the system command?!
http://php.net/manual/en/function.system.php
<?php
system 'osql -E -d Iris -S Gamay-srv1 -Q "Exec spRunRefresh;" ';
?> 

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however, you normally would not do that from php ...
you would want to connect with either the mssql extension or with odbc, ado etc ...
mssql extensions: http://php.net/manual/en/book.mssql.php
odbc: http://php.net/manual/en/book.uodbc.php
using adodb: http://phplens.com/lens/adodb/docs-adodb.htm
aka: choose your poison
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Lukasz ChmielewskiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
http://php.net/manual/en/function.exec.php

Just like angellll said - it is not the thing you want to do (not very safe)
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Ray PaseurConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can learn about PHP here:
http://us.php.net/tut.php
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ScamquistAuthor Commented:
This is used on an intra net with limited access.  

i tired
<?php
system 'osql -E -d Iris -S Gamay-srv1 -Q "Exec spRunRefresh;" ';
?>  
 
and received the error

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_CONSTANT_ENCAPSED_STRING in C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\CallFile2.php on line 2
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ScamquistAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for you help.  I will study up and see what I can do.  I may try to do this through a batch file.
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