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Re: Perl/CGI/Oracle hangs when connecting

by iguanodon (Priest)
on Feb 20, 2004 at 23:39 UTC ( #330703=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl/CGI/Oracle hangs when connecting

You don't need to use DBD::Oracle, the call to connect takes care of that.

As to why your CGI can't connect, does the user that the web server runs at have permission to access /oracle ?

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Re: Re: Perl/CGI/Oracle hangs when connecting
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 21, 2004 at 00:08 UTC
    I'm not sure...the script is trying to login with the built-in account, or with my own account (i.e., what I'd give SQL*Plus). What other permissions does it need? Matt
      I mean the Unix file system permissions on /oracle might not allow the web server user to read necessary files. When you run it from the command line it probably works because you can read those files but the web server is most likely running as another user who might not have read access.

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[erix]: yes, I got it :) It's close to where I live (Utrecht)
[LanX]: Dutch royals usually spent their exiles on Berlin
[erix]: well, dutch royals are germans, really
[choroba]: Utrecht? Is that where we made the trip, LanX?
[erix]: we should really dupm the lot, but I got no say in the matter :)
[LanX]: yeah its a religious mafia , the only two big calvinist houses are dutch and prussian. ..
[LanX]: choroba yes
[erix]: Utrecht has a beautiful old center, and less mass-tourism than Amsterdam
[erix]: next time, drop by :)
[LanX]: religion is also the reason how the house of Hanover aquire the English throne, all other candidates on succession where catholics...

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