[thelist] PHP/Oracle Connect Problems....

Dean Mah dmah at shaw.ca
Thu Mar 14 12:35:00 CST 2002

You've probably already seen:


Check your tnsnames.ora file, make sure that C:\ORANT\NET80\ADMIN\tnsnames.ora
exists and that it has a mapping to mlocr.


Chris Ditty writes:

> Does anyone have a really simple connection script for connecting to
> oracle?  I had one a few years ago (literally) and have lost it.  I now
> need to try and connect again and can't.  Below is what I have tried.
> putenv("ORACLE_HOME=C:\ORANT");
> putenv("TNS_ADMIN=C:\ORANT\NET80\ADMIN"); putenv("ORACLE_SID=mlocr");
> $conn=ora_logon("mlocr_user at mlocr","password");
> This is the error that I get.
> Warning: Oracle: Connection Failed: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve
> service name in c:\program files\web_dev\apache\htdocs\mlocr\connect.php on
> line 6
> This is strange as I can connect via SQL+ with the same info.
> I have spent the last hour looking through online archives and haven't had
> any luck.

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