Why OCIServerVersion(), OCIServerRelease() Reports Wrong Oracle Version (Doc ID 981546.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Why does OCIServerVersion() or OCIServerRelease() returns wrong information like 11.1.0.0.0 when you expect a version string like 11.2.0.1.0 ?

Solution

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