Or, you can use ODBC :)
A PHP/ODBC HOWTO is available at http://www.iodbc.org
and driver are available at www.openlinksw.com
Please let me know if you require assistance.
Andrew Hill - OpenLink Software
Director Technology Evangelism
eBusiness Infrastructure Technology
On 3/12/01 6:22 PM, "Joe Brown" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> You need to acquire the oracle network drivers for linux, from Oracle. I'm
> only aware of the ones that come with Oracle for linux, though they may have
> them bundled seperately.
> Fight your way through the inconcievably difficult installation process.
> After defining some environment variables (they can be set after the fact
> too) which point the the oracle/home;net drivers, compile php --with-oci8 or
> similar argument.
> Start apache server the proper set of environment variables, be sure to set
> your nls_lang, etc...
> Now you should be able to access 'em.
> There is a fair amount of work involved, but it seems to be working nicely
> for me. A little tenacity will prevail. :-)
> Oh, you can put_env(SID=ORCL) etc... in your php code, instead of setting
> up environment variables, prior to compile/apache start. If you have
> mutiple instances, this may be the preferred method. With a single
> instance, I find it simpler to start apache w/a script that sets the
> variables prior to startup.
> Oh yeah, lots of reading is involved too.... ;-)
> ""Marco Eyzaguirre"" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> 002601c0ab42$fac54f40$[EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:002601c0ab42$fac54f40$[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
>>> I got a question:
>>> How can I access an Oracle database located on an Oracle 8i installed in
>>> Windows NT from PHP installed on a Linux box?
>>> thanx in advance for you answers
>>> Marco Eyzaguirre
>>> DB Administrator
>>> Ilender Peru S.A.
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