PDO_OCI DSN

PDO_OCI DSN

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PDO_OCI DSN -- Connecting to Oracle databases

Description

The PDO_OCI Data Source Name (DSN) is composed of the following elements:

DSN prefix

The DSN prefix is oci:. If you are connecting to a database defined in tnsnames.ora, append the name of the database to the DSN prefix and your DSN is complete.

dbname (Oracle Instant Client)

The URI for the Oracle Instant Client connection takes the form of dbname=//hostname:port-number/database.

Examples

Example 1. PDO_OCI DSN examples

The following examples show a PDO_OCI DSN for connecting to Oracle databases:
oci:mydb
oci:dbname=//localhost:1521/mydb

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