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Bug #11451 ODBC under Apache: DLL Initialization Failed
Submitted: 2001-06-12 21:03 UTC Modified: 2002-05-21 22:57 UTC
From: danielc at analysisandsolutions dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: ODBC related
PHP Version: 4.0.5 OS: NT 4.0 SP6a
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-06-12 21:03 UTC] danielc at analysisandsolutions dot com
Here's my config:
   Windows NT 4.0 SP6a
   Apache 1.3.20, Running as service "Logged On As" a particular user
   PHP 4.0.5

Apache and PHP runs normally.

BUT, when I hit a PHP parsed page that uses ODBC connections, I get the following error message:

   Drwtsn32.exe - DLL Initialization Failed
   Initialization of the dynamic link library F:\WINNT\system32\USER32.dll failed.
   The process is terminating abnormally.

This only happens when I have the Apache Service "Log On As" a separate user via "This Account."  There's no problem if I have the Apache Service "Log On As" the "System Account."

The special user account in question has full control over all files and directories in the F:\Program Files\Apache\* tree.

Everyone has read access on all files and directories in the F:\WINNT\* tree.

I followed the instructions in the "User Account for Apache Service to Run As (NT/2000)" section of and then rebooted the machine.  Still no luck.

Nothing shows up in Apache's error.log.

This may solely be an Apache problem, but I suspect it has to do with the interractions between PHP, ODBC and Apache.  Perhaps y'all can trace what's going on.

Probably the same problem reported in bug #8303:




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