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Connect PHP with Oracle 11g

edited September 2018 in PHP

I am trying to connect to a remote oracle database from an IIS machine using PHP. Starting very basic my code is

<!DOCTYPE html>


if ($conn = oci_connect(username, passowrd, server:port/instance')
    echo 'Successfully connected to Oracle Database!';    
     $errmsg = oci_error();
     echo 'Oracle connection failed' . $errmsg['message'];

I can connect to the oracle db using sql developer and the command prompt.

But every time I attempt a connection using this code I get an error "Fatal PHP error: call to undefined function oci_connect() in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\connection.php on line 3"

I can run a basic html and PHP page on the machine.

So, I tried to check my PHP info on command prompt and I got another error which,"PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'C:\PHP\ext\php_oci8_12c.dll'"

any help to start me on the proper path is great.

I have oracle instant client installed: c:\oracle\instantclient_12_1\

I have oracle PHP installed: c:\PHP

My website and PHP code is located at: F:\ inetpub\wwwroot\


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