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PHP with MS SQL 7 Server Service Pack 4 - Cannot Connect


I have PHP running on Windows 2000 Server with IIS 5. This
connects to an MS SQL 7 server running on a seperate NT4 box.
Recently, this SQL7 Server had SQL7 Service Pack 4 applied to it.
After this Service Pack, the PHP apps could no longer connect to the

Warning: mssql_connect() [function.mssql-connect]: Unable to connect
to server: <mySQLServer> in <myPHPapp.php> on line 12.

From what I understand, SP4 broke something in named pipes
connections, and the fix is to update the client to MDAC 2.7 or later.
This update was applied to the PHP server, but PHP still cannot

Anyone else run into this?

Jack Smith
Jul 17 '05 #1
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