My Oracle Support Banner

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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
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?


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.