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PHP + OCI8 not working(error ": OCIEnvNlsCreate() failed + ORACLE_HOME not right")

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Hi All,

I am new to this world of php. I tried getting oci8 work with php but to no avail. The error i recieve is "Warning: ocilogon() [function.ocilogon]: OCIEnvNlsCreate() failed. There is something wrong with your system - please check that ORACLE_HOME is set and points to the right directory". My Oracle version is 10.2.0 and php version is 5.1.6

I have set the following environment variables:
in the following places
c)in the script itself
I have tried adding oinstall group to apache user but it didn't wotk either.

I am able to connect to oracle with sqlplus and I am also able to get phpinfo() working. I don't know where the problem lies.
I suspect that php is not able to ceate n oracle environment in order to run different oracle based commands in php. As last measure, I also added the above 4 variables in /etc/profile(which is available to all the users) but still it didn't work.

Can anyone please guide me in order to resolve this error.
Apr 25 '07 #1
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