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ora_logon

Open an Oracle connection (PHP 4, PHP 5 <= 5.0.5)
resource ora_logon ( string user, string password )

Establishes a connection between PHP and an Oracle database.

Connections can be made using SQL*Net by supplying the TNS name to user like this:

<?php
$conn
= Ora_Logon("user@TNSNAME", "pass");
?>

If you have character data with non-ASCII characters, you should make sure that NLS_LANG is set in your environment. For server modules, you should set it in the server's environment before starting the server.

Parameters

user

The user name.

password

The password associated with user.

Return Values

Returns a connection identifier on success, or FALSE on failure. Details about the error can be retrieved using the ora_error() and ora_errorcode() functions.

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
5.1.0

The oracle extension is deprecated in favor of oci8.

Notes

When using oci8 as a replacement for the deprecated oracle extension, consider using:

oci_connect()
oci_new_connect()