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Oracle Support of PHP, Perl, DBD/DBI and other 3rd party products (Doc ID 342754.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this bulletin is to inform customers and analysts about the support of PHP and PERL, commonly known as mod_php, mod_perl, and Perl DBD/DBI.


Developers receiving OCI errors using Python, mod_php, mod_perl, or Perl DBD/DBI.

Errors may be something like:

PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/' - cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory in Unknown on line 0
[mpm_prefork:notice] Apache/2.4.6 () PHP/7.1.6 configured -- resuming normal operations can't access to DB
-- However, it is a common issue if PHP group did not certify with an Oracle version: <Note 1127103.1> What versions of PHP does OCI8 Support?


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