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Bug #29835 OCI8 module could not load in IIS
Submitted: 2004-08-25 15:35 UTC Modified: 2004-08-25 17:18 UTC
From: izhekov at ppartner dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: OCI8 related
PHP Version: 5.0.1 OS: Windows 2003
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2004-08-25 15:35 UTC] izhekov at ppartner dot com
I've tried to install PHP on IIS 6 with Oracle module support.
Everything is set correctly - the PHP installation instructions are executed, an Oracle client is installed, Oracle environments are set.

The problem is that when I try to open any .php script, the web server return an error message:
"Unable to load dynamic library c:\php\ext\php_oci8.dll: Access denied"

The file php_oci8.dll is right there and it have property permissions set. oci.dll is located in %ORACLE_HOME%\bin\. I've tried this on three different servers and the problem is on all of them. Oracle version is 


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 [2004-08-25 17:18 UTC]
Sorry, but your problem does not imply a bug in PHP itself.  For a
list of more appropriate places to ask for help using PHP, please
visit as this bug system is not the
appropriate forum for asking support questions. 

Thank you for your interest in PHP.

 [2004-08-28 10:47 UTC] christian at wenz dot org
php_oci8.dll does not only try to load oci.dll, but several other dlls from this directory, as well, so IUSR_MACHINENAME needs read access to the _complete_ bin directory (be sure to check the "replace permissions" options when setrting this).
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