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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 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.0.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 10.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

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.

Scope

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/oci8.so' - libclntsh.so.12.1: 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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